Authors: Fiction

  • Stefan Merrill Block
    Stefan Merrill Block
    Stefan Merrill Block grew up in Plano, Texas. His first book, The Story of Forgetting, was an international bestseller and the winner of Best First Fiction at the Rome International Festival of Literature, The Ovid Prize from the Romanian Writer's Union, the 2008 Merck Serono Literature Prize and the...
  • Jenna Blum
    Jenna Blum
    Jenna Blum is the New York Times and number one international bestselling author of the novels Those Who Save Us and The Stormchasers. She was also voted one of the favorite contemporary women writers by readers. Her new book, The Lost Family, was published in June. Jenna is based...
  • Kate Christensen
    Kate Christensen
    Kate Christensen is the author of seven novels, including The Great Man, which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction, and, most recently, The Last Cruise. She is also the author of two memoirs, Blue Plate Special and How to Cook a Moose, which won the 2016 Maine Literary...
  • Brock Clarke
    Brock Clarke
    Brock Clarke is the author of seven books of fiction, most recently a collection of short stories, The Price of the Haircut. His novels include The Happiest People in the World, Exley (which was a Kirkus Book of the Year, a finalist for the Maine Book Award, and a...
  • Kate Greathead
    Kate Greathead
    Kate Greathead's first novel, Laura & Emma, was published by Simon & Schuster in March 2018. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Vanity Fair, and on NPR’s Moth Radio Hour. She is a 9-time Moth Storytelling Slam champion. She lives in Brooklyn...
  • Noy Holland
    Noy Holland
    Noy Holland’s latest work is I Was Trying to Describe What It Feels Like: New and Selected Stories, out now from Counterpoint Press. Noy's debut novel, Bird, came out in 2015 to much critical acclaim. Other collections of short fiction and novellas include Swim for the Little One First...
  • Maria Hummel
    Maria Hummel
    Maria Hummel is the author of Still Lives; Motherland (an SF Chronicle Book of the Year); House and Fire; and Wilderness Run. Her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Pushcart Prizes, Narrative, The Sun, and The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry...
  • Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus is the author of six books of fiction: Notable American Women, The Father Costume, The Age of Wire and String, The Flame Alphabet, Leaving the Sea, and his forthcoming book, Notes from the Fog. His stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House,...
  • Brendan Mathews
    Brendan Mathews
    Brendan Mathews, a Fulbright Scholar to Ireland, is the author of The World of Tomorrow. He  has published stories in Glimmer Train, the Virginia Quarterly, and the Cincinnati Review, among other publications, and his fiction has twice appeared in The Best American Short Stories. He lives with his wife...
  • Brian David Mooney
    Brian David Mooney
    Brian David Mooney is a recipient of a 2019 creation grant from the Vermont Arts Council and the NEA to support his novel, The Secret List of Frank Dodge. He has published essays, fiction, and poetry in the Alaska Quarterly Review, Bellevue Literary, Cincinnati Review, Crazyhorse, and other journals...
  • Wayétu Moore
    Wayétu Moore
    Wayétu Moore’s debut novel, She Would Be King, will be released by Graywolf Press in September, 2018. Moore is the founder of One Moore Book, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that encourages reading among children of countries with low literacy rates and underrepresented cultures by publishing culturally relevant books that...
  • Rhiannon Navin
    Rhiannon Navin
    Rhiannon Navin grew up in Bremen, Germany, in a family of book-crazy women. Her career in advertising brought her to New York City, where she worked for several large agencies before becoming a full-time mother and writer. She now lives outside of New York City with her husband, three...
  • Sigrid Nunez
    Sigrid Nunez
    Sigrid Nunez has published seven novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, Salvation City, and, most recently, The Friend. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. Among the journals to which she has contributed are The...
  • Joan Silber
    Joan Silber
    Joan Silber is the author of eight books of fiction. The most recent, Improvement, is the winner of the 2018 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. and was listed as one of the year’s best books by the Washington Post, the Wall Street...
  • Chandler Klang Smith
    Chandler Klang Smith
    Chandler Klang Smith’s new novel The Sky Is Yours (Hogarth/Crown, 2018) was listed by Entertainment Weekly as a "Best New Book." and Lit Hub compared it favorably with Infinite Jest, The Wall Street Journal called it "mesmeric... a great and disturbing debut," Locus wrote, "It's weird and it’s creative and it is full of heart," and NPR described it as...
  • Dariel Suarez
    Dariel Suarez
    Dariel Suarez was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. He immigrated to the United States with his family in 1997, during the island’s economic crisis known as The Special Period. Dariel’s story collection, A KIND OF SOLITUDE, was selected as the winner of the 2017 Spokane Short Fiction Prize and is...
  • Aaron Thier
    Aaron Thier
    Aaron Thier is the author of The Ghost Apple and Mr. Eternity​, which was a finalist for the James Thurber Prize for American Humor. His third novel, The World is a Narrow Bridge, will be published in July. He is the recipient of a literature fellowship from the National Endowment...
  • Teddy Wayne
    Teddy Wayne
    Teddy Wayne is the author of the novels Loner, The Love Song of Jonny Valentine, and Kapitoil. He is the winner of a Whiting Writers’ Award and an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship as well as a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award, PEN/Bingham Prize, and Dayton Literary Peace...
  • Katharine Weber
    Katharine Weber
    Katharine Weber is the author of five acclaimed novels―True Confections, Triangle, The Little Women, The Music Lesson, and Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear―and a memoir, The Memory Of All That: George Gershwin, Kay Swift, and My Family's Legacy of Infidelities. Her new book, Still Life With...