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Jayne Anne Phillips lives in Massachusetts. (Publisher Provided) Jayne Anne Phillips was born on July 19, 1952 in Buckhannon, West Virginia. She graduated from West Virginia University (1974) and earned her M. F. A. at the University of Iowa (1978). She has taught at the University of Iowa, Humbolt State University, Radcliffe College, Boston University and Harvard. She was named writer-in-residence at Brandeis University in 1996. Her works, including two short story collections and several novels, have been translated into 14 languages. One novel, Machine Dreams, was nominated for the Nation Book Critics Award. She has also received the Sue Kaufman Award from the America Adademy and Institute of Arts and Letters. (Bowker Author Biography)
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