Carroll Dale Short

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Carroll Dale Short, a native of Walker County, Alabama, is a journalist, fiction writer, columnist, public radio commentator, playwright, multimedia producer, teacher, and grandfather. He was grand-prize winner of the first Redbook Magazine young author fiction competition. The winning entry, "The Mine at Saragossa," is one of the stories featured in his collection Turbo's Very Life, a 30-year retrospective of his best short fiction that has appeared in magazines.

His first novel, The Shining Shining Path, was published in 1995 and a how-to book, A Writer's Tool Kit: 12 Proven Ways to Make Your Writing Stronger Today, in 2001. His first book, I Left My Heart in Shanghi, Alabama: Essays on Home and Place, has just been reissued in a 25th anniversary edition by NewSouth Classics, and a new essay collection In Search of the Spirit: Some Thoughts on Faith is available in Kindle and paperback formats from Amazon.



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