David Borofka


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David Borofka’s stories have earned such awards as Missouri Review’s Editors’ Prize, Carolina Quarterly’s Charles B. Wood Award for Distinguished Writing, and  the Emerging Writers Network Short Fiction Prize. His collection, Hints of His Mortality, won the 1996 Iowa Short Fiction Award, and his novel, The Island, was published by MacMurray & Beck, portions of which appeared in Gettysburg Review and Shenandoah. New work has recently appeared in Image, Southern Review, Manoa, and Glimmer Train. His story "The Secret Life of Engineers" won the most recent Emerging Writers Network short fiction contest, and can be found at Storyglossia.

He teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at Reedley College in Reedley, California and fiction writing for the Writers' Program at UCLA Extension, where he was named the 2008 instructor of the year for online creative writing.

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