Rick DeMarinis Accessions
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of articles, personal and biographical materials, drafts, proofs, galleys, and notes related to several novels and anthologies written by Rick DeMarinis. Within this collection is correspondence from friends including other writers, editors, agents, and family spanning from 1963 until 2009, of special significance are letters from James Crumley, Dagoberto Gilb, and one letter from Larry Brown.
- DeMarinis, Rick, 1934- (Person)
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Collection is open for research.
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Rick DeMarinis is the author of seven novels, including The Year of the Zinc Penny (1989), The Mortician's Apprentice (1994), and A Clod of Wayward Marl (2001), and five collections of short fiction. His Borrowed Hearts: New and Selected Stories appeared in 1999. He has also written The Art and Craft of the Short Story, which was published in 2000. His short stories have appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, GQ, The Paris Review, The Iowa Review, and other journals. DeMarinis has taught creative writing at the University of Montana, San Diego State University, Arizona State University, and the University of Texas at El Paso. Among his awards are two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, the Drue Heinz Prize for short fiction (1986), the Literature Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters (1990), the Jesse H. Jones Award for fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters (1999), and the Independent Publishers Award for the best book of short fiction (2000).
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This collection consists of articles, personal and biographical materials, and correspondence, drafts, proofs, galleys, and notes related to several novels and anthologies written by Rick DeMarinis.
Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use: https://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/research/makearesearchappointment.html.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Rick DeMarinis, 2011, 2012, 2013
- Guide to the Rick DeMarinis Accessions
- Mary DeBrecht
- 2011, 2012, 2013
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- Finding aid written in English.
- 2021: Revised for ArchivesSpace by Sherri Turner-Herrmann
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