Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx is an American journalist and author born in 1935.

Before trying her hand at novel writing, Annie Proulx worked in journalism. It was not until 1963 that The Customers Lounge’, her first fictional work was published in If’.

She went on to write a few more significant stories, this including ‘All the Pretty Little Horses’, a science fiction tale that was published in 1964 in the magazine ‘Seventeen’. After featuring in magazines like Esquire, Annie’s first novel finally hit the shelves in 1992, garnering Annie recognition and a few award nominations.

A winner of the Dos Passos Prize and the O. Henry Prize, Annie has excelled both as a novelist and a writer of short stories.

Books in order of publication:

Wyoming Stories Books

Close Range(1999) 
Bad Dirt(2004) 
Fine Just the Way It Is(2008) 


The Shipping News(1993) 
Accordion Crimes(1996) 
Brokeback Mountain(1997) 
That Old Ace in the Hole(2002) 

Short Story Collections

Heart Songs and Other Stories(1988) 
Close Range: Brokeback Mountain and Other Stories(2005) 
Brokeback Mountain: Story to Screenplay (With: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana)(2005) 


The Shipping News: Screenplay(2002)

Non-Fiction Books

Great Grapes(1982) 
Making the Best Apple Cider(1983) 
The Gourmet Gardener(1987) 
A Roaring in the Blood(2007) 
Bird Cloud(2011) 
Red Desert(2012) 


The Best American Short Stories 1997(1997)
The Best American Mystery Stories 2014(2014)
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