Annie Dawid lives and writes in the Sangre de Cristo range of South-Central Colorado.An English professor and director of creative writing for 15 years at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, Annie left full-time teaching for full-time writing. She founded BloomsburyWest, a retreat for writers and artists, in 2006 and shuttered it in 2012.
Annie Dawid's new book of linking stories, And Darkness Was Under His Feet: Stories Of A Family, won the 2007 Litchfield Award for Short Fiction and was published in 2008. Her last book, Lily in the Desert: Stories, was published in 2001 by the Carnegie-Mellon University Press. Her first book, York Ferry, a novel, is now in a second printing from Cane Hill Press of NYC. Both books can be bought in any bookstore, on-line or in the flesh. You can also buy copies of York Ferry directly from the writer. Her photographs, assemblages and rugs have also appeared in various literary magazines as well as shows in Oregon and Colorado. Read more of her bio...
Annie Dawid reading at the 2010 Mercyhurst College Literary Festival.
Photo by Tyler Stauffer, The Merciad.
Storytelling Performance: The Story Project, March 2015
And Darkness Was Under His Feet: Stories of a Family, by Annie Dawid (Litchfield Review Press/BookSurge) named a Finalist in the Short Story - Fiction category of the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards!