Glori Simmons

Fiction | Poetry

Award-winning author

of the story collections

Carry You and Suffering Fools

"deeply empathetic"

"masterful without being heavy-handed"

"her prose is beautiful and precise"

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CARRY YOU

SUFFERING FOOLS

GRAFT

PRAISE

CARRY YOU

...expertly dealing with the intricate nature of blame, complicity, duty, and war...

AMINA GAUTIER

author of

The Loss of All Lost Things

SUFFERING FOOLS

 

What a gritty and brave world author Glori Simmons has created...

SHARMA SHIELDS

author of

The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac

GRAFT

 

In this book, "Love is pure science," the world stripped bare is radiant, and rebuilds itself.

REGINALD SHEPHERD

author of

Some Are Drowning

 
 

BIO

Glori Simmons is the author of the story collections, Carry You and Suffering Fools, and the book of poems, Graft.

 

A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, she has received numerous awards for her poetry and fiction and has taught throughout the Bay Area.

Glori grew up in eastern Washington and received a B.A. from the University of Washington and a M.F.A. from the University of Michigan. She has lived in Seattle, Tokyo, Ann Arbor and San Francisco.

 

She currently lives in Oakland, California and is the director of the Thacher Gallery at the University of San Francisco.

 

Glori is available for literary events, book groups, and workshops.

 

NEWS & EVENTS

2019

Interview with TiLena Camp in JMWW
 
Nick Fuller Googins reviews Carry You for the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University
 
Suffering Fools was a finalist for the Pen America Fiction Award -- Los Angeles
Carry You reviewed in Sinkhole by Will Rincon
Carry You on NewPages Book Stand New and Notable List
Read Night Vision at The Masters Review
Carry You listed in 22 Books We're Looking Forward to This Year at The Masters Review

 

 

 

 
 

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