Authors: Fiction

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    Mona Awad
    Mona Awad
    Mona Awad was born in Montreal and has lived in the US since 2009. Her debut novel, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, won the Amazon Best First Novel Award, the Colorado Book Award and was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Arab American Book Award....
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    Ann Dávila Cardinal
    Ann Dávila Cardinal
    Ann Dávila Cardinal is a novelist and Director of Recruitment for Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) where she also earned her MFA in Writing. She comes from a long line of Puerto Rican writers, including poets Virgilio and José Antonio Dávila, and her cousin, award-winning fiction writer Tere...
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    Christopher Castellani
    Christopher Castellani
    Christopher Castellani is the author of three previous novels (the trilogy A Kiss from Maddalena, The Saint of Lost Things, and All This Talk of Love) and The Art of Perspective, a book of essays on the craft of fiction. His new, critically acclaimed book, Leading Men, is a...
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    Bart Casey
    Bart Casey
    Bart Casey is a writer living in Brattleboro, Vermont. His passion is uncovering great stories from forgotten history. His new thriller novel, The Vavasour Macbeth, will be published in print, audiobook, and ebook editions on May 7, 2019.  Blending fiction with little-known facts and academics in an easy style,...
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    Brinda Charry
    Brinda Charry
    Brinda Charry has published two novels (The Hottest Day of the Year and Naked in the Wind) and a collection of short fiction (First Love and other Stories).  She has won the Katha Award for Short Fiction, the Picador Short Story Competition, and prizes in the BBC and Commonwealth...
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    Kim Chinquee
    Kim Chinquee
    Kim Chinquee is the author of six fiction collections, mostly recently, Wetsuit, published by Ravenna Press. Her work has been published in over a hundred journals and anthologies, including The Nation, NOON, Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Ploughshares, StoryQuarterly, New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction and others. She is the recipient of...
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    Susan Conley
    Susan Conley
    Susan Conley is the author a new book, Elsey, Come Home and the novel Paris Was the Place and The Foremost Good Fortune, a book that won the Maine Literary Award for memoir. Born and raised in Maine, her writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The...
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    Charles Fergus
    Charles Fergus
    Charles Fergus writes historical fiction. His novel “A Stranger Here Below” is a mystery set in 1835; it was influenced by the personal tragedy of his own mother’s murder. Fergus has had 19 books published, including many about nature and wildlife. He lives in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom with his wife,...
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    Joshua Furst
    Joshua Furst
    Joshua Furst is the author of  Revolutionaries, a novel family upheaval, political tumult, and ruined hopes centered around Yippie co-founder Abbie Hoffman (1936-1989), who challenged the political establishment in the ’60s with anarchic humor, incendiary rhetoric, and heedless mischief. He is the author of two other books , Short...
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    Miciah Bay Gault
    Miciah Bay Gault
    Miciah Bay Gault’s debut novel Good Night, Stranger is forthcoming this summer. Her fiction and essays have appeared in Tin House, The Sun Magazine, Agni, The Southern Review, The Literary Review, and in the anthology Contemporary Vermont Fiction. Miciah was the editor of Hunger Mountain at Vermont College of...
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    Juliet Grames
    Juliet Grames
    Juliet Grames was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and grew up in a tight-knit Italian-American family. A book editor, she has spent the last decade at Soho Press, where she is associate publisher and curator of the Soho Crime imprint. The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna is her first...
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    Amitava Kumar
    Amitava Kumar
    Amitava Kumar is a writer and journalist. He was born in Ara, and grew up in the nearby town of Patna, famous for its corruption, crushing poverty and delicious mangoes. Kumar is the author of several books of non-fiction and two novels. In 2016, Amitava Kumar was awarded a Guggenheim...
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    Courtney Maum
    Courtney Maum
    Courtney Maum is the author of the acclaimed novels Touch and I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, which were both selected by such outlets as O Magazine, Time Magazine, The New York Times, Glamour, Marie Claire and others as one of the best books of summer....
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    Abi Maxwell
    Abi Maxwell
    Abi Maxwell is the author of Lake People and a new novel, The Den, the story of two women ostracized from the same community for giving in to their sexual desires, 150 years apart . Her fiction has also appeared in McSweeney’s. She studied writing at the University of...
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    Pablo Medina
    Pablo Medina
    Pablo Medina is the author of eighteen books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and translation, including his latest novel, The Cuban Comedy. Medina’s work has translated to Spanish, French, German, and Arabic, and in periodicals and magazines throughout the world. He was a member of the AWP board of directors...
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    Madeline Miller
    Madeline Miller
    Madeline Miller grew up in New York City and Philadelphia. She attended Brown University, where she earned her BA and MA in Classics. She has taught and tutored Latin, Greek and Shakespeare to high school students for the past twenty years. She has also studied at the University of...
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    Sandra Newman
    Sandra Newman
    Sandra Newman is the author of the novels The Only Good Thing Anyone Has Ever Done, shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, Cake, and The Country of Ice Cream Star, longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and named one of the best books of the year...
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    E.C. Osondu
    E.C. Osondu
    E. C. Osondu is the author of Voice of America and This House is Not For Sale. Born in Nigeria, he received his MFA from Syracuse University and is the winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing and a Pushcart Prize. He teaches at Providence College in Rhode...
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    Dave Patterson
    Dave Patterson
    Dave Patterson is a graduate of St. Michael’s College and holds an MA from the Bread Loaf School of English and an MFA from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast  program. He is the author of the critically acclaimed debut novel, Soon the Light Will Be Perfect and is...
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    Roxana Robinson
    Roxana Robinson
    Roxana Robinson is the author of nine books: five novels, including Cost; three collections of short stories; and the biography Georgia O’Keeffe: A Life. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, BookForum, Best American Short Stories, Tin...
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    Steven Rowley
    Steven Rowley
    Steven Rowley is the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor. His work has been published in nineteen languages. He has worked as a freelance writer, newspaper columnist and screenwriter. Originally from Portland, Maine, Steven is a graduate of Emerson College. He currently resides in Los...
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    Kamila Shamsie
    Kamila Shamsie
    Kamila Shamsie is the author of six novels: In the City by the Sea (shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize); Salt and Saffron; Kartography (also shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize); Broken Verses; Burnt Shadows (shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction) and A God in Every...
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    Sisters in Crime
    Sisters in Crime
    Sisters in Crime Although Max Folsom was an avid reader all her life, as well as a longtime editor, reviewer, and speech writer, she never envisioned herself as a mystery writer. The author of the Baker Somerset series of mysteries is a member of Sisters in Crime, Crime Writers of...
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    Sharma Shields
    Sharma Shields
    Sharma Shields is the author of a short story collection, Favorite Monster, and two novels, The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac and The Cassandra. Sharma’s short stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Electric Lit, Catapult, Slice, Fairy Tale Review, Kenyon Review, Iowa Review, Fugue, and elsewhere and...