10 Facts About Annie Proulx


Edna Ann Proulx is an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist.


Annie Proulx graduated from Deering High School in Portland, Maine, then attended Colby College "for a short period in the 1950s", where she met her first husband, H Ridgely Bullock, Jr.


Annie Proulx lived for more than 30 years in Vermont, has married and divorced three times, and has three sons and a daughter.


Annie Proulx subsequently published stories in Esquire magazine and Gray's Sporting Journal in the late 1970s, eventually publishing her first collection in 1988 and her first novel in 1992.


Annie Proulx was awarded a NEA fellowship in 1992 and a Guggenheim fellowship in 1993.


Annie Proulx had the following comment on her celebrity status:.


In 1997, Annie Proulx was awarded the Dos Passos Prize, a mid-career award for American writers.


Annie Proulx has twice won the O Henry Prize for the year's best short story.


Annie Proulx won again the following year for "The Mud Below", which appeared in The New Yorker June 22 and 29,1999.


The opera of the same name with a libretto by Annie Proulx herself premiered January 28,2014, at the Teatro Real in Madrid.