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Kali VanBaale

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Born
in Bloomfield, Iowa, The United States
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Kali VanBaale’s debut novel, THE SPACE BETWEEN, earned an American Book Award, the Independent Publisher’s silver medal for general fiction, and the Fred Bonnie Memorial First Novelist Award. Her second novel, THE GOOD DIVIDE, was published by MG Press in June 2016.
Her short stories and essays have appeared in Numero Cinq, The Milo Review, Northwind Literary, Poets&Writers, The Writer Magazine, and various anthologies.
She was awarded a State of Iowa Arts Council major artist grant in 2009 for her third novel, THE CURE FOR HOPELESS CAUSES, and the Great River Writer's Retreat in 2014 to begin work on a fourth.
Kali holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a faculty member in the Lindenwood University MFA
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Average rating: 4.36 · 88 ratings · 27 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Good Divide

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The Space Between

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