About Laura. Laura Kalpakian was nominated for the prestigious International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for American Cookery. She won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award (twice), the Anahid Award for an American writer of Armenian descent, the PEN West Award, and the Stand International Short Fiction Competition.
Apr 16, 2019 · Laura Kalpakian was nominated for the prestigious International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for American Cookery. She won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers' Award (twice), the Anahid Award for an American writer of Armenian descent, the PEN West Award, and the Stand International Short Fiction Competition.
Life and career. Kalpakian was born in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Peggy (Kalpakian), a secretary, and William Johnson, a technical representative. She grew up in southern California. She earned her undergraduate degree from University of California, Riverside in 1967. After starting her career as a social worker, she earned a master's degree from the University of Delaware in 1970.
Laura Kalpakian is the author of The Great Pretenders (3.76 avg rating, 388 ratings, 93 reviews, published 2019), The Memoir Club (3.35 avg rating, 318 r...
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Apr 07, 2020 · Laura Kalpakian on April 8, 2020 at 9:13 pm . That’s good news about the bio! I will look for it. Be well! Reply. linda morrow on April 9, 2020 at 10:11 am .
Laura Kalpakian, Writer: The Woman Who Loved Elvis
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Laura Kalpakian. Biography. Trivia (1) Mother of composer Bear McCreary and songwriter-performer Brendan McCreary. See also. Other Works | Publicity Listings ...
The Great Pretenders. Release Spring 2019. Hollywood, 1953: From the beach at Malibu to leafy Laurel Canyon, from the soundstages of Empire Pictures to jazz clubs on Central Avenue, Roxanne Granville’s sunlit world is shadowed by secrets.
Tombstone Travesty: Allie Earp Remembers. Written by Jane Candia Coleman Review by Sarah Johnson. Coleman demonstrates again why she’s one of my favorite western writers. Allie Earp was the petite, feisty, and loving wife of Virgil Earp, brother of Morgan and Wyatt, whose showdown against the Clantons and McLowerys at the O.K. Corral in 1881 is one of leg
― Laura Kalpakian, Steps and Exes. tags: genealogy, relations. 3 likes. Like “Just like our ancestors, we too will fall out of living memory and be forgotten. ...