Erin Pringle is the author of The Floating Order. Her work has been selected as a Best American Notable Non-Required Reading, shortlisted for the Charles Pick Fellowship, and a finalist for contests such as the Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest and the Kore Press Short Fiction Award. She was awarded a Washington State Artist Trust Fellowship, which she used to write and revise many of these stories. Learn more at erinpringle.com.
The Floating Order is a unique and innovative collection of stories. Erin Pringle's world is filled with the dreamlike, nightmarish narratives of children: children in danger, children at the mercy of their parents, children in all kinds of trouble. Children who continually rise, return, and haunt the pages. Erin Pringle is twenty-seven years old and lives in San Marcos, Texas. She has a MFA in Creative Writing from Texas State University. Erin's work has been heavily anthologized and has been read on radio. Her fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, named a 'Best American Notable Non-Required Reading of 2007', and was short-listed for the 2007 Charles Pick Fellowship. (booksense)… (more)