R. M. Kinder is the author of two prize-winning collections of short fiction: A Near-Perfect Gift, winner of the University of Michigan Press Literary Fiction Award, and Sweet Angel Band, winner of Helicon Nine Editions Willa Cather Award. A writer, editor, educator, and musician, she has also published two novels, An Absolute Gentleman, (Counterpoint Press, 2007) and The Universe Playing Strings (University of New Mexico Press, 2016). Madison Smartt Bell has called her stories "extraordinary" and Larry McMurtry has praised them for being "delicately felt and gracefully written."
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