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Department of English
University of Mississippi

Tom Franklin

Tom Franklin


  • M.F.A. in fiction, University of Arkansas (1998)
  • B.A. in English, University of South Alabama

Selected Publications

  • Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter (2010)
  • Smonk (2006)
  • Hell at the Breech (2003)
  • Poachers: Stories (1999)

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Guggenheim Fellowship
  • Grants from the State of Arkansas and Mississippi
  • Edgar Award
  • Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter won LA Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller
  • Golden Dagger Award for Best Novel (UK)
  • Willie Morris Prize for Southern Fiction
  • Alabama Library Award for Fiction

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