Ernest J. Finney (2009)

Ernest J. Finney

Ernest Finney’s short fiction has received a number of awards, among them an O. Henry Awards first prize for “Peacocks.” His books include four novels, Winterchill, Lady with the Alligator Purse, Words of My Roaring, and California Time, and three story collections: Birds Landing, Flights in the Heavenlies, and Sequoia Gardens: California Stories. His novella Elevation: 6040, published by Texas Review Press, won the California Book Award for Fiction, 2016.