Mr. Sohrab Homi Fracis

Florida, United States

Member Since: 04/23/2015


Sohrab Homi Fracis won the Iowa Short Fiction Award, juried by the Iowa Writers Workshop, for Ticket to Minto: Stories of India and America (University of Iowa Press). It was re-published in India and, in translation, Germany. His new novel Go Home (Knut House Press) was released in Fall 2016 and earned him the Distinguished Achievement Award for Creative Writing from SALA (South Asian Literary Association). He was awarded the Florida Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature/Fiction and the Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in Fiction. He was a fiction and poetry editor at State Street Review, and taught literature and creative writing at University of North Florida. He was Visiting Writer in Residence at Augsburg College, and an Artist in Residence at Escape to Create and Yaddo.

Website: http://www.fracis.com/

Twitter Username: @SohrabFracis


Publications

  • Go Home , Knut House Press (September 2016)
  • Ticket to Minto: Stories of India and America , University of Iowa Press (October 2001)

Awards

  • Iowa Short Fiction Award(2001)
  • SALA Distinguished Achievement Award for Creative Writing(2017)
  • Florida Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature/Fiction(1999)
  • Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in Fiction(2002)

Employment

  • Adjunct Professor of English at University of North Florida (August 1993 - May 2003)

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in English / Creative Writing from University of North Florida (May 1993)

Genres of Interest

Fiction