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Roberta Parry


Roberta Parry is the author of novels, short stories and plays. Two of her four plays won awards and received full production. Her novel "Killing Time" won second place for adult fiction in the New Mexico Press Women's 2017 Communications Contest. One of her short stories was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in elementary education, and studied writing at Columbia University and NYU. She has been greatly influenced by the writings of William Gaddis, Cormac McCarthy and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. She now lives in Santa Fe, where her watercolor paintings are exhibited in galleries and public spaces in New Mexico and neighboring states. She also created the cover and illustrations for her satiric "Femme Tales," and well as the cover for "Killing Time."

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Books:
KILLING TIME
Fiction / Literature
Mill City Press
January 2016
ISBN 9781634139236
Paperback, 488 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Regina Patterson Kendall is finding her life superficial and empty. She hankers back to the year she spent as a teenager in the Arizona town of Harden, where her anthropologist father took his family to study the Hopi. More/less

FEMME TALES
Fiction / Literature
Xlibris
September 2010
ISBN 9781456813925
Paperback, 130 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

FEMME TALES Six Short Sagas and One Long Story is a playful irreverent sometimes camp re vision of seven of the Grimm s tales Little Red Riding Hood becomes Little Red Jogging Suit wherein a sparky girl and her spunky grandmother take on a wolf in sheep s clothing only to fi nd themselves victims of the legal judicial system In Hannah and Greggo closet cousins of Hansel and Gretel a savvy big sister saves her innocent little brother from the clutches of a wicked warlock Other rightings of the record include The Toad Prince or The Dog Princess or Hopeless Henry Sungold and the Seven Midgets AshesAngie Sweeping Beauty and Ms Fisherwoman and Spouse illegitimate offspring of The Frog King Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Cinderella Sleeping Beauty and The Fisherman and His Wife May you read with a laugh and a nod Parry invites

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