Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Mermaid's Daughter due March 7, 2017

Ann is pleased to announce that her debut novel, The Mermaid's Daughter, will be published by William Morrow, and imprint of Harper Collins, March 7, 2017!

The book can be pre-ordered on Amazon now!

Saturday, April 2, 2011

"Wolves at the Door," now published online!

We've just learned that Zahir Tales No. 26 is now posted online.  Ann's story, "Wolves at the Door" is among the excellent speculative fiction there. 

Friday, January 14, 2011

Winter 2011 News

It's been an eventful season.  Two of Ann's pieces of speculative fiction, "Rosemary, for Remembrance" and "Wolves at the Door" have booth been picked up for 2011, which is a sign of the excitement generated about her slipstream and fairy tale work.

Also, her story "Proof of a Candid Wedding Photo, 1969" in Hot Metal Bridge has earned some accolades, as it has been nominate both for Dzanc Books' "Best of the Web" Anthology and a Pushcart Prize.

Also, her story, "In Search of a Smaller Bar Scene" has gotten a nice write-up in the write up of the 2010 issue of The Evansville Review.

And finally, check out her most recent piece of flash fiction, "Boys," which appears in the Micrografitti project at The Owls.  

Bam.  Right between the eyes.  

Friday, October 8, 2010

About the Author

Ann Claycomb is a writer living in Morgantown, West Virginia, where she earned her MFA in fiction from West Virginia University.  She has studied with Emily Mitchell, Gail Galloway Adams, Mark Brazaitis, Kevin Oderman, Claire Messud, Joyce Kornblatt, Howard Norman, and Reginald McKnight. She has published fiction and creative non-fiction in several venues, and is at work on a novel about mermaids and opera.


The Mermaids Daughter,  2017 from William Morrow, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers

"Rosemary, for Remembrance" 2011 in Title Goes Here

"Wolves at the Door" April 2011 in Zahir

"Boys" in "Micrografitti" in The Owls, December 2010

"In Search of a Smaller Bar Scene," Evansville Review, June 2010.

"Proof of a Wedding Photo, 1969," Hot Metal Bridge, Spring 2010
  • Winner, West Virginia New Writers Contest, 2007
  • Nominee, Best of the Web
  • Nominee, Pushcart Prize 2010

"WQED, Channel 13: Programming Guide", Brevity 31, Fall 2009

"Jeannette Leaves her Recipes," Fiction Weekly, 29 March 2009

"Distance Driving,"  Fourth River, Autumn 2007

"The Protege" Prick of the Spindle, June 2007

"Pas de Deux," The Madison Review, Spring  2000