Carolyn Osborn, Author
Awards – Carolyn Osborn’s fiction has been included in an O. Henry Prize Stories and honored with both the Antioch Review Distinguished Prose Award and a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. She is the author of four short story collections, a memoir plus personal essays, and two novels. The Book Club of Texas published a specially bound edition of her story, The Grands, with illustrations by Barbara Whitehead. Carolyn is one of the founders of the Texas Book Festival and a former president of the Texas Institute of Letters which has given her its Lon Tinkle Lifetime Achievement Award.