Nowhere Near

Nowhere Near

by Teddy Jones


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626770164
Publisher: MidTown Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 04/29/2017
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 1,265,486
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Teddy Jones has worked as a nurse, nurse practitioner, university professor, college dean, occasional farmhand, and now she writes fiction. She grew up in a small north Texas town, Iowa Park, and gained college degrees in nursing at Incarnate Word and University of Texas and a Ph.D. in Education at University of Texas at Austin. She taught nursing and held administrative positions in Austin, Denver, and Lubbock. She was the Founding Dean of the School of Nurisng at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. And she worked as a nurse practitioner in Texas and New Mexico. Prior to devoting her work to fiction, she wrote a monthly column for The Farmer Stockman , a farm magazine. She co-authored 100 Doses, a book of essays for rural women and A Stone for Every Journey, a biographical novel. She also is the author of Left Early, Arrived Late, a biography. She received the Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Spalding University, Louisville, KY. Short stories by Jones have been published in 94 Creations, RealSouth Magazine, and Persimmon Tree. Her work has been short-listed for finalist in the Faulkner-Wisdom competition in 2011, 2012, and 2013, plus finalist in that competition for short story in 2014. In 2015, she received the first prize Gold Medal in that competition for a short story, Clean Getaway. Her first novel, Halfwide was published in 2012. Jackson’s Pond, Texas, her second, was published in October 2013 and was a finalist in contemporary fiction for the Willa Award from Women Writing the West.

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