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winner of the

2006 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize

Author Biography

Lonnie BuschLonnie Busch’s short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in such publications as Southwest Review, The Minnesota Review, The Baltimore Review, The Southeast Review, Roanoke Review, Talking River Review, Flint Hills Review, Willow Review, The Iconoclast, Pisgah Review, MoonShine Review and others. Stories of his have also been finalists in the World’s Best Short Short Story Competition in 2004, The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction in 2005, and most recently, the Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award. As a painter, illustrator, Busch has created artwork for corporations and institutions across the United States, including the 2002 “Greetings from America” stamps and the 2004 “Summer Olympics” stamp for the US Postal Service. His most recent projects include the cover for Jimmy Buffett’s novel, A Salty Piece of Land, as well as a block of forty new stamps for the Postal Service entitled, “Wonders of America,” in May of 2006.