Elizabeth Gentry


Elizabeth Gentry's debut novel Housebound was awarded the 2012 Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize, which was judged by novelist and fairy tale advocate Kate Bernheimer. The novel was also a finalist for the 2014 Binghamton University John Gardner Fiction Book Award. Originally from Asheville, North Carolina, Elizabeth lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she works as Writing Specialist for the University of Tennessee College of Law and teaches for the University English Department. She received an MFA in fiction writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Selected Works

"Nothing like this dark fairy tale of discovery and desire has yet been written."
—Michael Parker, author of The Watery Part of the World

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