Naomi Benaron
Tucson, AZ

Naomi Benaron is the winner of the 2005 Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition, the 2005 Juniper Creek Short Story Competition, and the 2002 Martindale Literary Prize. She was a runner-up for the 2005 William Faulkner / William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition and the 2005 PRISM international Journal Short Story Competition, and a finalist for the 2004 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction. Her fiction has appeared in PRISM international Journal, New Millennium Writings, and Big Tex[t]. It has been accepted for publication in CALYX and Red Rock Review. She is currently an MFA student at Antioch University Los Angeles. She lives with a husband and two dogs in Tucson, Arizona.