Shuly Cawood is the author of the memoir, The Going and Goodbye, (Platypus Press, 2017) and the inspirational little book, 52 Things I Wish I Could Have Told Myself When I Was 17 (Cimarron Books, 2018).

She has an MFA in creative writing from Queens University, and her most recent writing award was the 2014 Betty Gabehart Prize, first place in nonfiction. Shuly has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize twice, most recently for "After the Waffle House, This Apology" from her memoir, The Going and Goodbye. Her poem, "Hunger" was recently nominated for the Best of the Net awards.

Shuly’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Brevity, The Rumpus, wildness, Zone 3, Cider Press Review, december magazine, JuxtaProse Literary Magazine, The Maine Review, Lunch Ticket, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Hawai`i Pacific Review, Prime Number Magazine, Red Earth Review, Under the Sun, Full Grown People, Fiction Southeast, New Southern Fugitives, Change Seven, and The Louisville Review, among others.

Shuly has recently completed a short story collection, and she is looking for a publisher for a poetry manuscript.

Upcoming and past appearances are listed here. She has an author page on Amazon and Goodreads

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CONTACT Email: shulycawood [at] gmail [dot] com.