Carolyn Osborn


Born
in Nashville, The United States
July 11, 1934

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Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Carolyn Osborn moved to Texas when she was twelve. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, radio writer, and English instructor at the University of Texas at Austin.
Best known for her short stories, she is also an essay writer. Her work appears in many literary magazines. Four of her short story collections have been published: A Horse of Another Color, The Fields of Memory, Warriors and Maidens, and Where We Are Now. The Book Club of Texas chose to publish a limited edition of one story, The Grands, as the first book in its New Texas Fiction series.
Osborn has published two novels, Uncertain Ground and Contrary People. She was one of the founders of the Texas Book Festival, which began in 1996, and
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Average rating: 3.39 · 31 ratings · 11 reviews · 9 distinct works
Durations: A Memoir and Per...

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Contrary People

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Uncertain Ground

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Where We Are Now: Short Sto...

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Warriors and Maidens

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A Horse of Another Color

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Fields of Memory

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Granta 12: The True Adventu...

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Twigs VIII, Fall 1971 (Twig...

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