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- Author: Joan Chase
Joan Chase grew up in Alabama and attended university in Maryland. She also lived in Illinois and Iowa, where she worked at the Ragdale Foundation as assistant director, 1980-1984, and later taught at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1988. Chase also taught at Princeton University in 1990 and afterward moved to Vermont.
In 1983, During the Reign of the Queen of Persia brought her a series of awards: Best Midwest Fiction Award from Friends of American Writers, Best Fiction in Midwest Award from Friends of Literature, Best Fiction in Middle States Award...
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