Biography

Carolyn Cooke

Carolyn Cooke's short-story collection, THE BOSTONS, was a winner of the 2002 PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers and a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award. Her fiction has appeared in AGNI, The Paris Review, Ploughshares and in two volumes each of THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES and The O. Henry Prize Stories. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council, she teaches in the MFA writing program at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Visit her website, http://www.carolyncooke.com/ and Twitter @redtagbird.

Carolyn Cooke

Books by Carolyn Cooke

by Carolyn Cooke - Fiction

In 1968, a clerical mistake threatens the prestigious but cash-strapped Goode School in the small New England town of Cape Wilde. After a century of all-male, old-boy education, the school accidentally admits its first female student: a brilliant, outspoken, 15-year-old black girl whose arrival will have both an immediate and long-term effect on the prep school and everyone in its orbit.