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Heather Sharfeddin

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in Forsyth, Montana, The United States


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June 2009


Heather Sharfeddin is a novelist whose work has earned starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal, has been honored with an Erick Hoffer award and at the New York and San Francisco Book Festivals, as well as the Pacific Northwest Book Sellers Association. Her first novel, Blackbelly, was named one of the top five novels of 2005 by the Portsmouth Harold. She has taught creative writing at Randolph-Macon College, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Linfield College (presently). She is also a book reviewer for Colorado Review. Her fifth novel What Keeps You is due out in late 2016.

Sharfeddin holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University (Bath, England).


Living the Writer Life (and eating tacos under the bridge)

I've recently left my 25 year corporate career to pursue my writing full-time. It's a big step, and I know I'm not alone with this artist's dream.

I'm chronicling my journey into writer happiness and financial ruin on Dirt & Seeds. My first post is up--all about the problem of ignoring your dream.

http://www.dirtandseeds.com/who-needs... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.36 · 458 ratings · 84 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Windless Summer

3.14 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Sweetwater Burning

4.04 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Damaged Goods: A Novel

3.11 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Mineral Spirits

3.62 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2006
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What Keeps You

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