VJ Books Presents Author N.M. Kelby
N.M.Kelby is the author of Murder at the Bad Girl's Bar and Grill (Shaye Areheart/ Random House), Whale Season (Shaye Areheart/ Random House), In the Company of Angels (Theia/Hyperion), and Theater of the Stars (Theia/Hyperion). Named ˝Outstanding Southern Artistţ by The Southern Arts Federation, her work has been translated into several languages and offered by The Literary Guild, Doubleday Book Club, and Quality Paperback Book Club.
Her short stories have appeared in many publications including One Story, Zoetrope ASE, and the audio magazineVerb. Her story ˝Jubilation, Floridaţ was selected for National Public Radio's Selected Shorts, and later recorded by actress Joanne Woodward for the NPR CD Travel Tales, and included inNew Stories from the South: Best of 2006 (Algonquin Books).
Kelby is working on the film version of Whale Season along with Actor/Singer Dwight Yoakam.
She is the recipient of a Bush Artist Fellowship in Literature, an NEA Inter-Arts grant, the Heekin Group Foundation's James Fellowship for the Novel, both a Florida and Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship in fiction, two Jerome Travel Study Grants, and a Jewish Arts Endowment Fellowship.
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