Lawrence Coates

Lawrence Coates has published short fiction in The Missouri Review, The Greensboro Review, The Long Story, and elsewhere. His first novel, The Blossom Festival, appeared in 1999.  It received the Western States Book Award in fiction and was selected for the Barnes and Noble Discover series.  His second novel, The Master of Monterey, was published in 2003.  He currently teaches at Bowling Green State University.