Goldie Goldbloom

Illinois, United States

Member Since: 04/29/2014


Goldie Goldbloom’s novel, The Paperbark Shoe (Picador, 2011), won the AWP Novel Award, the Great Lakes College Association New Writers Award and the Novel of the Year from ForeWord Magazine. Her short fiction was published in a collection, You Lose These  (Fremantle Press, 2011) and has appeared or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly, StoryQuarterly and Narrative Magazine, as well as in many anthologies. She was the winner of Hunger Mountain’s 2014 Non-Fiction Award and the Jerusalem Post’s International Fiction Prize. Goldbloom’s essays have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Le Monde, on NPR and G-dcast, and in the groundbreaking anthology, Keep Your Wives Away from Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires (North Atlantic, 2010). In 2014, she received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Dora Maar Brown Foundation Fellowship in Menerbes, France, and earlier, was the Simon Blattner Fellow at Northwestern University, where she still teaches creative writing at the graduate level. Goldbloom is an internationally recognized speaker and was recently honored by being invited to speak at the International Forum on the Novel in Lyon, France. She lives in Chicago, Illinois, with her eight children. She is originally from Western Australia. 

 

Website: www.goldiegoldbloom.com


Publications

  • The Paperbark Shoe , Picador (2011)
  • You Lose These and other stories , Fremantle Press (2012)
  • Keep Your Wives Away From Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires (anthology inclusion) , North Atlantic Books (2010)
  • The Novelists' Lexicon (anthology inclusion) , Villa Gillet/Le Monde through Editions Bourgois (2013)
  • Windy City Queer (anthology inclusion) , Wisconsin University Press (2011)
  • The Who, The What and the When (anthology inclusion) , Chronicle Books (2014)

Awards

  • National Endowment for the Arts Grant(2014)
  • Dora Maar Brown Foundation Fellowship (Menerbes, France)(2014)
  • Hunger Mountain National Non-Fiction Award(2013)
  • Northwestern University Associated Student Governement Honor Roll for Teaching(2013)
  • Independent Publishers' Association Novel of the Year(2011)
  • Great Lakes College Association New Writers Award(2010)
  • AWP Novel Award(2008)
  • International Jerusalem Post Fiction Prize(1981)
  • Invited speaker Assises Internationale du Roman/International Forum on the Novel, Lyon, France(2013)

Employment

  • Simon Blattner Fellow at Northwestern University (September 2011 - May 2012)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University (September 2011 - May 2013)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies (September 2011 - )

Degrees

  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson College (July 2010)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Children's literature