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Categorization is odious. There is tremendous overlap among genres. These pigeonholes are offered only as a convenience.

William Borden (1938 - )

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William Borden's novel, Superstoe, first published in the U.S. by Harper & Row and in England by Victor Gollancz, was reissued by Orloff Press in 1996. His short stories have won the PEN Syndicated Fiction Prize and The Writers Voice Fiction Competition and have been published in over 30 magazines, including The New Orleans Review, The Louisville Review, New York Stories, The Prague Review, and Stickman Review, where "Lake People," was named a Notable Story of 2005 by Million Writer's Award Contest, and in numerous anthologies, including American Fiction (New Rivers Press), Prairie Volcanoes (Dakotah Territory Press), and Grow Old Along With Me, The Best Is Yet To Be (Paper-Mache Press). Essays appeared recently in American Scholar and Flyway. The film adaptation of his play, The Last Prostitute, starring Sonia Braga and produced by Universal Studios, was shown on Lifetime Television and in Europe and is on video. His plays have won over 90 playwriting competitions and have had over 300 productions throughout the world. A Core Alumnus Playwright at The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis, he is Playwright in Residence with Listening Winds Theatre, Fiction Editor Emeritus of The North Dakota Quarterly, and Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at The University of North Dakota. He is a member of PEN, The Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, and the Authors Guild. http://www.williamborden.com

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