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The Southern Review Prose Editor Cara Blue Adams Included in Narrative’s “15 Below 30” List

10/07/2011 11:48 AM

BATON ROUGE – Cara Blue Adams, fiction and nonfiction editor for The Southern Review, which has recently merged with the LSU Press, has been named one of Narrative’s “15 Below 30.” A preeminent online literary journal, Narrative highlights promising writers under 30 with this honor.


Adams’s story “At the Wrong Time, To the Wrong People” was featured as a Narrative Story of the Week in October 2010. Her story and complete “15 Below 30” list can be found online at


Adams’s fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Sun, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares and other prominent national magazines. Adams, who earned her BA in English language and literature from Smith College and her MFA in fiction from the University of Arizona, where she taught creative writing, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has won numerous grants and awards, including The Kenyon Review Short Fiction Prize. She has twice attended the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the nation’s oldest writing conference, as a waiter-scholar. Her interview with author Francine Prose appeared in the summer 2010 issue of The Southern Review.


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