Dinah Cox

PhD, Oklahoma State University

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Creative Writing - Fiction

Classes Taught

  • ENGL 3030 Fiction Writing; ENGL 2513, Introduction to Creative Writing; ENGL 2413, Introduction to Literature; ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I (Honors), Engl 1213, Composition II; ENGL 1113 Composition I,  Engl 2883, Survey of American Literature II;  GWST 3450, GLBTQ Literature; Engl 1413, Critical Analysis and Writing II; Engl 1313, Critical Analysis and Writing I

Selected Publications

Book:
  • Remarkable (BOA Editions; 2016)

Short Stories
  • “Lost and Found Boys” Juked  (forthcoming)

  • “Just Saying Hello” The Laurel Review (forthcoming)

  • “Sick Bed” Pembroke Magazine (forthcoming)

  • “Tabloid” Smokelong Quarterly (online).

  • “Oklahoma Drivers are Very Upset” The Meadow 2016: 69-79

  • “The History Professor” Calyx 28.3 (Summer 2015): 84-91

  • “A Trip to South America” Superstition Review 15 (Spring 2015).

  • “The Love Feast” South Dakota Review 51.3-4 (Spring 2015): 174-180.

  •  “Recipe for Disaster” StoryQuarterly 48 (2015): 269-283.

  • “Bun in the Oven” Hayden’s Ferry Review online, (December, 2014).

  • “The Dot” Evening Street Review 10 (Spring 2014): 55-65.

  • “Three Small Town Stories” Salt Hill 32 (Spring 2014): 8-11.

  • “Glue” J Journal 6.1 (Spring 2013): 41-55.

  • “April Fool’s Day” Confrontation 113 (Spring 2013): 163-173.

  • “Three Sad Stories” “Three Sad Stories” Quarterly West 76 (Fall 2012).

  • “Adolescence in B Flat” Limestone (2012): 56-73.

  • “The Canary Keeper” Prairie Schooner 86.3 (Fall 2012): 53-64.

  • “Donna Valentine Live” Cream City Review 35.2 (Fall 2011): 22-37.

  • “Blackout” Folio 26.1 (Spring 2011): 85-87.

  • “Three Fire Stories” Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment 13.2 (2011):

    24-28.

  • “The End of Something Better, The Start of Something Worse” Beloit Fiction

    Journal 24 (Spring, 2011): 39-50.

  • “Leo’s Peking Palace” Copper Nickel 13 (2010): 33-41.

  • “Remarkable” Zone 3 24.2 (2009): 60-68. 

  • “Honk, Honk Dead” Dislocate 4 (2008): 49-63.

  • “The Quisenberry Family Singers” REAL—Regarding Arts & Letters 32.2 (2008):

    1-12.

  • “Tragedy and the Common Woman” Other Voices 42 (2005): 155-160.

  • “How to Write About Oklahoma” North Dakota Quarterly 71 (2004): 22-28.

  • “Three Stories of Prosperity” The Texas Observer.

  • “The Umbrella is a Mark of Distinction” Eleven, Eleven10.

  • “Pie in the Sky” The Fiddleback 1.

  • “Yellow Dogs” The Wanderlust Review  1.

Poems

Interviews 

Honors & Offices

  • Finalist, G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Fiction, BkMk Press, 2016.
  • Nominated, Pushcart Prize, 2015, “A Trip to South America” by SuperstitionReview.
  • Winner, Fourth Annual BOA Short Fiction Prize (2014).
  • Honorable Mention, 500 for 500 Flash-Prose Contest, 2014, Hayden’s FerryReview.
  • Shortlisted: Pressgang Prize, 2014, Pressgang Press at Butler University.
  • Nominated, Pushcart Prize “Glue” 2013 by J Journal.Honorable Mention, 2013 Texas Observer Short Story Contest.
  • Finalist, 2013 Leapfrog Fiction Contest.
  • Finalist, Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, Willow Springs Books, 2012.
  • Runner-up, Flannery O’Connor Prize for Short Fiction, University of GeorgiaPress, 2012.
  • Finalist, Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, Willow Springs Books, 2011.
  • Finalist, New American Press Short Fiction Contest, 2011.
  • First Place, Oklahoma State University Creative Writing Fiction Prize, 2009.
  • Nominated, Pushcart Prize, “The Quisenberry Family Singers,” 2008 by REAL.
  • First Place, Oklahoma State University Creative Writing Fiction Prize, 2008.
  • Marye Lynn Cumming Graduate Scholarship, 2008.
  • Academy of American Poets Prize, 2006.
  • Honorable Mention, Oklahoma State University Creative Writing Poetry Prize,2006.
  • Third Place, Oklahoma State University Creative Writing Fiction Prize, 2006.
  • First Place, Oklahoma State University Creative Writing Fiction Prize, 2005.
  • Third Place, Atlantic Monthly Student Writers’ Contest for Fiction, 2003.
  • Honorable Mention, Oklahoma State University Women’s Faculty Council Award for Scholarship in the Area of Women’s Issues, 2002.
  • Audre Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching Composition, 2002.
  • Second Place, Oklahoma State University Creative Writing Fiction Prize, 2002.
  • First Place, Oklahoma State University Creative Writing Poetry Prize, 2001.
  • First Place, Oklahoma State University Women’s Faculty Council Award forScholarship in the Area of Women’s Issues, 2000.