Parrish, Tim 1958-

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PARRISH, Tim 1958-

PERSONAL: Born June 5, 1958, in Baton Rouge, LA; son of John Hollis (a chemical plant operator) and Rachel Hilna (Upton) Parrish. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Louisiana State University, B.A., M.Ed. (secondary education), 1981; University of Alabama, M.F.A. (creative writing), 1991.

ADDRESSES: Home—33 Pendleton St., New Haven, CT 06511.

CAREER: Educator and fiction writer. Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, professor of English, 1994—. Instructor at Writers Center at Chautauqua.

AWARDS, HONORS: Walker E. Dakins fellow, Sewanee Writers' Conference, 2001; Connecticut Arts fellowship, 2001.


Red Stick Men (short stories), University Press of Mississippi (Jackson, MS), 2000.

Contributor of short fiction to books, including Walking on Water and Other Stories, edited by Allen Wier, University of Alabama Press, 1996, and to periodicals, including Nebraska Review, Texas Review, Shenandoah, Washington Review, Southern Exposure, Black Warrior Review, New Delta Review, and Sun Dog.