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Nebraska Author Stephanie Kallos

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Stephanie Kallos

A native of Lincoln, Stephanie Kallos graduated from Lincoln East High School in 1973 before attending the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program, where she graduated in 1982. Kallos spent nearly twenty years as a stage actor, teacher and vocal coach before switching career paths to become a writer. Her debut novel, Broken For You, came out in 2004, to both critical and reader acclaim.

She has been nominated for the Quill Award “Debut Author of the Year,” and her short fiction has been nominated for the Raymond Carver Award, and a Pushcart Prize. She is the author of Broken For You (Grove Press, 2004), her first novel, which was chosen as a book club selection of NBC’s Today Show, and which also won the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award. Her second novel, Sing Them Home, was released in late 2008 (with a 2009 copyright). According to the biography on her own web site, Stephanie has lived in various locations over the years (with more than one stint in Lincoln). Stephanie, her husband, Bill Johns, and their two sons currently live in the Seattle area.

Additional information about Stephanie Kallos can be found at the following Web sites:

Stephanie Kallos’ novels

brokenforyouBroken For You

>> 2006 Finalist for One Book — One Lincoln >> Winner of a 2005 Pacific Northwest Bookseller Association Award >> Book Sense Reading Group Suggestion Top 10 Pick >> 2005 Washington State Book Award

singthemhomeSing Them Home

languageartsLanguage Arts

Shorter Works by Stephanie Kallos

This list is believed to be incomplete, but will be updated as additional information becomes available. See the “last updated” link at the bottom of this page to determine how recent this information currently is.

  • “Catch and Release” appeared in The Iconoclast
  • “Sleepers” appeared in Chelsea #73
  • “FSBO” appeared in Carve — (March 2002) — Raymond Carver Short Story Award finalist
  • “Blanche Before and After” appeared in Carve — (January 2003)
  • “The Failure of Therapy” appeared in FRiGG — (Fall 2003) — Pushcart Prize nominee
  • “A Heart Like Sarajevo” appeared in Carve — (May 2005) — Raymond Carver Short Story Award 3rd Prize
Posted to BookGuide in November 2008 sdc | Last updated September 2023 sdc