Brides in the Sky: Stories and a Novella is Cary Holladay's latest volume of fiction (Swallow Press/Ohio UP 2019). The title story appears in the 70th Anniversary Issue of The Hudson Review. Reviews appear in Garden & Gun and Kirkus Reviews.
Cary is the author of seven previous books, including Horse People: Stories (Louisiana State UP). Her awards include fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Tennessee Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her story "Merry-Go-Sorry," based on the case of the West Memphis 3, was published in Alaska Quarterly Review and won an O. Henry Prize.
Her books are available oneline, from publishers, and at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, The Arts Center in Orange, and Burke's Books.
Cary teaches at the University of Memphis and in the Low-Residency MFA program at Converse College. Read her suggestions for writing and revision in "A Cayce for Fiction"
Cary is married to the writer John Bensko.