Authors: Fiction

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    Jacob M Appel
    Jacob M Appel
    Jacob M. Appel's first novel, The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up, won the Dundee International Book Award in 2012. His short story collection, Scouting for the Reaper, won the 2012 Hudson Prize and was published by Black Lawrence in November 2013. He is the author of five other collections...
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    Katherine Arden
    Katherine Arden
    Born in Austin, Texas, Katherine Arden spent a year of high school in Rennes, France. Following her acceptance to Middlebury College in Vermont, she deferred enrollment for a year in order to live and study in Moscow. At Middlebury, she specialized in French and Russian literature. After receiving her...
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    Olivia Kate Cerrone
    Olivia Kate Cerrone
    Olivia Kate Cerrone’s historical novella, The Hunger Saint (Bordighera Press, 2017), about the child miners of Sicily, was praised by Kirkus Reviews as "a well-crafted and affecting literary tale." SPD Books also listed The Hunger Saint as a Fiction Bestseller for May & June 2017. Her writing has appeared...
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    John Freeman Gill
    John Freeman Gill
    John Freeman Gill is a native New Yorker and longtime New York Times contributor whose work has been anthologized in The New York Times Book of New York and More New York Stories: The Best of the City Section of The New York Times. His writing has appeared in...
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    Min Jin Lee
    Min Jin Lee
    Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko is a national bestseller, a New York Times Editor’s Choice and an American Booksellers Association’s Indie Next Great Reads. It is a Top Ten Books of the month for Amazon. It has been listed as a top read or a most anticipated book for BBC.com,...
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    María José Giménez
    María José Giménez
    María José Giménez is a Venezuelan-Canadian poet and translator. Her publications include original and translated poetry, short fiction, essays, screenplays, a mountaineering memoir by Edurne Pasaban, and Alejandro Saravia’s novel Red, Yellow and Green (Biblioasis, 2016), winner of 2016 Translation Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Awarded...
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    Crystal King
    Crystal King
    Crystal King’s debut novel, Feast of Sorrow, tells the story of Marcus Gavius Apicius, the man whose name is on the world’s oldest known cookbook. Set in Ancient Rome, Feast of Sorrow has been long listed by the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize. King has taught writing,...
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    Stephen Kiernan
    Stephen Kiernan
    Stephen P. Kiernan is the author of the novels THE HUMMINGBIRD and THE CURIOSITY, and a new novel THE BAKER'S SECRET. He has also written two nonfiction books, LAST RIGHTS and AUTHENTIC PATRIOTISM. A graduate of Middlebury College, Stephen received a Master of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University...
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    Anna Noyes
    Anna Noyes
    Anna Noyes is the author of the debut story collection, Goodnight, Beautiful Women (Grove Atlantic 2016), which was named a New York Times Editors' Choice, and was a finalist for the New England Book Awards and the Story Prize. She earned her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where...
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    Claire Messud
    Claire Messud
    Claire Messud was educated at Cambridge and Yale. Her first novel, When the World Was Steady, and her most recent book, The Hunters, were both finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award; her second novel, The Last Life, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and Editor's Choice at...
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    David Samuel Levinson
    David Samuel Levinson
    David Samuel Levinson is the author Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence, Most of Us Are Here Against Our Will, and, most recently, Tell Me How This Ends Well. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has received fellowships from Yaddo, the Jentel Foundation, Ledig House, the Santa...
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    Allison Markin Powell
    Allison Markin Powell
    Allison Markin Powell is a translator of Japanese. Her translation of Hiromi Kawakami’s The Briefcase was nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize, and the UK edition (Strange Weather in Tokyo, Portobello) was nominated for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Her other translations include works by Osamu Dazai, Fuminori...
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    Carmen Maria Machado
    Carmen Maria Machado
    Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the story collection Her Body and Other Parties and the memoir House in Indiana (forthcoming 2019), both from Graywolf Press. She is a fiction writer, critic, and essayist whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, Guernica, Electric Literature,...
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    Robert Madrygin
    Robert Madrygin
    Robert Madrygin, author of The Solace of Trees, has experienced the meaning of culture, ethnicity, and language from many perspectives. As a child he lived in US-occupied Japan, attended a local school, and learned to speak Japanese. His father’s career then brought him back to the US to live...
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    Richard Russo
    Richard Russo
    From the gossip and the resentments to the people and the cafes, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Richard Russo chronicles blue-collar America in ways constantly surprising and utterly revealing. Russo’s previous works include eight novels, two collections of short stories, and Elsewhere, a memoir. His 2001 novel, Empire Falls, won the...
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    Courtney Maum
    Courtney Maum
    Courtney Maum is the author of the acclaimed novels I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You and Touch, as well as the chapbook Notes from Mexico. Her short fiction, book reviews, and essays on the writing life have been widely published in outlets such as The New...
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    Victoria Redel
    Victoria Redel
    Victoria Redel is the author of three books of poetry and five books of fiction. Her new novel, Before Everything, was out with Viking Penguin in June 2017 and is forthcoming in the U.K., France, Italy, Germany, Poland, Turkey and China. Her novel The Border of Truth (Counterpoint 2007)...
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    Hannah Tinti
    Hannah Tinti
    Hannah Tinti is a writer, editor, and teacher. Her short story collection, Animal Crackers, has sold in sixteen countries and was a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway award. Her best-selling novel, The Good Thief, is a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, recipient of the American Library Association's...
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    Jeremy Tiang
    Jeremy Tiang
    Jeremy Tiang is the author of State of Emergency (2017, finalist for the 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize) and It Never Rains on National Day (2015, shortlisted for the 2016 Singapore Literature Prize). He won the Golden Point Award for Fiction in 2009 for his story "Trondheim". He also...
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    Emma Smith Stevens
    Emma Smith Stevens
    Emma Smith-Stevens is the author of a novel, The Australian (Dzanc Books), and a short story collection, Greyhounds (Dzanc Books), forthcoming in early 2018. She currently serves as fiction editor of The Mondegreen and lives in New York with her husband, Sebastian, and their two dogs. Smith-Stevens' writing has...
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    Yoojin Grace Wuertz
    Yoojin Grace Wuertz
    Yoojin Grace Wuertz was born in Seoul, South Korea, and immigrated to the United States at age six. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and an MFA in fiction from New York University. EVERYTHING BELONGS TO US is her debut novel, which was selected as a...
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    Tim Weed
    Tim Weed
    Tim Weed’s first novel, Will Poole’s Island (2014), was named one of Bank Street College of Education’s Best Books of the Year. His short fiction collection, A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing (2017), has been shortlisted for the International Book Awards, the New Rivers Press Many Voices...