Alice K. Boatwright is the author of dozens of short stories that have appeared in journals, such as the Mississippi Review, Paterson Literary Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Penumbra, America West, Storyglossia, and Stone Canoe, as well as anthologies of women’s writing published by Crossing Press.

Her first book, Collateral Damage, was published by Standing Stone Books in July 2012. A Small Press Distribution summer bestseller in 2012, Collateral Damage received the Bronze Medal for Literary Fiction from the Independent Publisher Book Awards in May 2013. It was also a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction.

In a career that has always focused on writing, Boatwright has won numerous professional awards and traveled around the world. She has also taught writing for the University of New Hampshire and the University of California at Berkeley. She runs an occasional private workshop in Paris.

Since 2004, she and her writer/photographer husband, Jim Mullins, have worked as freelance writers, dividing their time between the U.S. and Paris. 

Author photo: Maria Aragon