Darin Cozzens


Darin Cozzens grew up in Ralston, Wyoming. He earned a B.A. from Brigham Young University, an M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina–Greensboro, and a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. His stories have appeared in Greensboro Review, Cimarron Review, Weber Studies, River Oak Review, and Irreantum. For the past eight years, he has taught at Surry Community College in Dobson, North Carolina.

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The Last Blessing of J. Guyman LeGrand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Religious
In his second collection of short stories, Darin Cozzens returns to his fictional Balford, a little Wyoming town whose mostly Mormon inhabitants illustrate, over the last sixty years, the pains and ironies of what one character in the title story calls "normal mortality." These eight stories evoke the poignancy of regret, forgiveness, and, ultimately, redemption.
Light of the New Day
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Christian » Western
In the shared setting of fictional Balford, Wyoming, the characters in Darin Cozzens's stories demonstrate both the follies and the virtues of rural Mormons in the late twentieth century.

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fiction    lds    literature    mormon    religious fiction    short story    western    wyoming