Christine Sneed

Christine Sneed's story collection, Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry, won The Association of Writers & Writing Programs' 2009 Grace Paley Prize, was a finalist for the 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in the first fiction category, has been long-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and was just chosen as the 2011 winner of Ploughshares' first-book prize, the John C. Zacharis Award.  Individual stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories, The Southern Review, Ploughshares, and a number of other journals. She teaches at DePaul University and lives in Evanston, IL.