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Geoffrey Becker

Geoffrey Becker

Artist Work

"The Chop"
2018
Creative Non-Fiction/Fiction

Artist Information

County
Baltimore County
Artistic Category

Literary Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2019

Artist Bio

Geoff Becker is the author of the novels Hot Springs and Bluestown, as well as two story
collections, Black Elvis, and Dangerous Men. His awards and honors include: the Drue Heinz
Prize for Literature, the Flannery O'Connor Prize for Short Fiction, the Nelson Algren Award
from the Chicago Tribune, an NEA Fellowship, and inclusion in the Best American Short Stories
anthology. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, and teaches writing at Towson University.