Jim Quinn received his M.A. in fiction in 2000. The title of his thesis was Stinking Rich [A Novel Against the Boomers]. Quinn's books of fiction include Shoot Me Like an Irish Soldier (Pudding House Press, 2004), and Campaign Alice (Mixed Media, 1971). The title-novella of his short story book Men In Love was a semi-finalist in the William Faulkner Prize in the Novella. His story "The Present by Rosa Luxemburg Madder" was published in the Western Humanities Review. Other of his stories have been published in a wide variety of journals. Quinn’s non-fiction books include Never Eat Out on a Saturday Night (Dolphin 1983), American Tongue and Cheek (Pantheon, 1981), and Word of Mouth (Lippincott, 1972). He has received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his fiction, as well as many prizes.
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