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Gina Berriault


USA (1926 - 1997)

Berriault was born in Long Beach, California to Russian-Jewish immigrant parents. Her father was a freelance writer and Berriault took her inspiration from him, using his stand-up typewriter to write her first stories while still in grammar school.

Berriault taught writing at the Iowa Writer's Workshop and San Francisco State University. She also received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship,
 
Anthologies containing stories by Gina Berriault
 
Short stories
The Stone Boy (1957)


Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book winner (1997) : Women in Their Beds: New and Selected Stories




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