Author: Aimee Parkison

Aimee Parkison is the author of five books of fiction. Refrigerated Music for a Gleaming Woman won the FC2 Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize and was named one of Brooklyn Rails’ Best Books of 2017. Parkison's fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals, in translation in Italian, and in the Best Small Fictions anthology series. Her fiction has won a Christopher Isherwood Fellowship, the Kurt Vonnegut Prize from North American Review, the Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction, the Jack Dyer Prize from Crab Orchard Review, a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship, a Writers at Work Fellowship, a Puffin Foundation Fellowship, an American Antiquarian Society William Randolph Hearst Creative Artists Fellowship, and a William Faulkner Literary Competition Prize for the Novel. Parkison teaches in the MFA and PhD Creative Writing Program at Oklahoma State University. More information available at