Jacquelin Gorman

Selected Works

Fiction, Collection of Short Stories
Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. A moving collection of stories about damaged lives and how the living cope with the dying
Magazine Article
During her siege of blindness, Gorman finds innocence and courage in her brother's brief, tragic life--and a pure, unquestioning love that illuminates her darkness with the healing, eternal light of love.
Published Stories


Jacquelin Gorman published a critically acclaimed memoir, The Seeing Glass, published by Riverhead Books, (1997) and a collection of stories, The Viewing Room, based on her hospital chaplain experiences, published in September, 2013 by University of Georgia Press as the winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. She has a law degree from UCLA Law School, and an MFA in creative writing from Spalding University. She is currently working on a novel and is available for interviews and readings.

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Jacquelin spent two decades living in Los Angeles which was the inspirational setting for The Viewing Room. She now spends her time between the two coasts with her four loveable rescue animals.

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