olufunke grace bankole:

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Industry Arts
Location United States
Introduction i'm a writer. my fiction and short essays have appeared in michigan quarterly review, new letters, the antioch review, stand magazine, glimmer train stories, writer's digest, and writers ask. ***most recently: i was awarded a fellowship from the anderson center at tower view; received the bread loaf-rona jaffe scholarship in fiction; won the 1st place prize in the glimmer train short story award for new writers. ***a few other of my short stories have placed "finalist" in past glimmer train awards, and i'm a recipient of a ludwig vogelstein foundation grant in support of my novel-in-progress. ***i earned my b.a. at cornell university, and j.d. at harvard law school. i am a former soros justice advocacy fellow. i don't practice law, but live and write in various san francisco bay area cafes, where i do practice shameless people-watching.