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A NOVELIST, SCREENWRITER, and journalist, Arnold is the award-winning
author of Innocent Lanier, the authentic first novel in a compelling trilogy
whose characters occupy a true yet invented world in which life's ironies
abound and mystical destinies are revealed.

Beth Arnold's awards and credits include:

  • Finalist (2000) for a prestigious Bunting Fellowship* at The Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, for Innocent Lanier and samples from her next novel, Trulove Clement;
  • Semifinalist for a 1995 Nicholl Fellowship, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, for her screenplay Deadline;
  • Winner of The Katie Award, 1997, presented by the Press Club of Dallas, for an article published in American Way Magazine;
  • Honorable Mention for the 2002 Soul Making Literary Prize awarded by the National League of American Pen Women, Nob Hill;
  • Semifinalist in the 1992 "America's Best Screenplay" competition, for her screenplay Sunflowers;
  • Author of articles and essays in such publications as Rolling Stone, GQ, InStyle, Mirabella, Premiere, Self, Southern Magazine, and Redbook.
  • Check out Beth's Diary in www.ChasingMatisse.com to follow Beth and her husband, James Morgan's, journey through France.

* Bunting winners include such best-selling and award-winning writers as Alice Walker, Mary Karr, Sue Miller, Anne Sexton, and Anna Deveare Smith. For more information contact Beth Arnold by email.