Millicent Dillon

Millicent Dillon is considered the world’s expert on one of America’s most intriguing literary couples, Jane and Paul Bowles. A novelist herself, Dillon wrote the definitive biographies A Little Original Sin: The Life and Work of Jane Bowles and You Are Not I: A Portrait of Paul Bowles, using her gifts for narrative art and emotion. She has won five O. Henry prizes for her short stories and a PEN/Faulkner nomination for the novel Harry Gold, and her story “The Healer in the Motel” won First Place in Narrative’s 2012 Fall Story Contest. Dillon earned her MA from San Francisco State University and later taught at Foothill College in Los Altos, California.

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