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Shann Ray

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SHANN RAY is the winner of the Subterrain Poetry Prize and the Pacific Northwest Inlander Short Story Award. His work has appeared in Montana Quarterly, Northwest Review, McSweeney's, Narrative, StoryQuarterly, Poetry International and other venues.

He grew up in Montana, spent part of his childhood on the Northern Cheyenne reservation, and has lived in L.A., Alaska, Germany and Canada. His poetry was an open competition winner in the Best New Poets series. His debut collection of short stories, AMERICAN MASCULINE, won the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Bakeless Prize and appears with Graywolf Press.

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"Shann Ray's prose brings to mind Cormac McCarthy and Annie Proulx but is, thankfully, entirely his own. His wo
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