Authors: Fiction

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    Erin Almond
    Erin Almond
    Erin Almond is a novelist, short story writer, essayist and reviewer. Her work has been published in The Boston Globe, Colorado Review, Normal School, Small Spiral Notebook, and on Cognoscenti.com and The Rumpus.net. Her book Witches' Dance was published in October 2019. She is a graduate of the UC-Irvine...
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    Amir Ahmadi Arian
    Amir Ahmadi Arian
    Amir Ahmadi Arian began as a journalist in Iran in 2000 and has since published a collection of stories, a nonfiction book, and two novels in Persian. His new novel, Then the Fish Swallowed Him, was published in March. He also translated from English to Persian novels by E.L...
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    Diane Cook
    Diane Cook
    Diane Cook is the author of the new novel, The New Wilderness, short-listed for the 2020 Booker Prize, and the story collection, Man V. Nature, which was a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award, the Believer Book Award, and the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First...
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    Julie Carrick Dalton
    Julie Carrick Dalton
    Julie Carrick Dalton is a journalist, organic farmer, and novelist. Her work has appeared in publications including The Boston Globe, Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, The Hollywood Reporter, and Baby Talk. Her short fiction has appeared in various online and print journals. Her debut novel Four Degrees will be published in...
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    Andre Dubus III
    Andre Dubus III
    Andre Dubus III is the author of The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, Bluesman, and the New York Times bestsellers, House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days (soon to be a major motion picture) and his memoir, Townie, a #4 New York Times bestseller and a...
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    Kelli Jo Ford
    Kelli Jo Ford
    Kelli Jo Ford is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Her first novel Crooked Hallelujah, was released in July o critical acclaim. She is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Paris Review’s Plimpton Prize, the Everett Southwest Literary Award, the Katherine Bakeless Nason Award...
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    Amity Gaige
    Amity Gaige
    Amity Gaige is the author of four novels, O My Darling, The Folded World, Schroder, and a new novel Sea Wife. Published in eighteen countries, Schroder was named one of best books of 2013 by The New York Times Book Review, The Huffington Post, Washington Post, The Wall Street...
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    Peter Geye
    Peter Geye
    Peter Geye received his MFA from the University of New Orleans and his PhD from Western Michigan University, where he was editor of Third Coast. Geye is the author of the award winning novels, Safe from the Sea, The Lighthouse Road, and Wintering, winner of the Minnesota Book Award...
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    Stephen Graham Jones
    Stephen Graham Jones
    Stephen Graham Jones is the author of sixteen and a half novels, six story collections, a couple of standalone novellas, and a couple of one-shot comic books. Stephen’s been an NEA recipient, has won the Texas Institute of Letters Award for Fiction, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction,...
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    Andrew Krivak
    Andrew Krivak
    Andrew Krivak is the author of a new novel, The Bear and two previous novels: The Signal Flame (2017), a Chautauqua Prize finalist, and The Sojourn (2011), a National Book Award finalist and winner of both the Chautauqua Prize and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for fiction. He lives...
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    Caroline Leavitt
    Caroline Leavitt
    Caroline Leavitt is the award-winning author of thirteen novels, including the New York Times bestsellers Pictures of You and Is This Tomorrow and her new book, With or Without You. Her essays and stories have been included in New York magazine, Psychology Today, More, Parenting, Redbook, and Salon. She’s a book critic for People, the Boston Globe, and the San Francisco Chronicle, and she teaches writing...
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    Hilary Leichter
    Hilary Leichter
    Hilary Leichter teaches at Columbia University, where she earned her MFA in Fiction. She has received fellowships from The Edward F. Albee Foundation, the Table 4 Writers Foundation, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Her debut novel, Temporary, was published by Coffee House...
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    Gregory Maguire
    Gregory Maguire
    Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror; and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of Oz. Now a beloved classic, Wicked is the basis for a...
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    Megha Majumdar
    Megha Majumdar
    Megha Majumdar was born and raised in Kolkata, India. She moved to the United States to attend college at Harvard University, where she was a Traub Scholar, followed by graduate school in social anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. She works as an associate editor at Catapult, and lives in...
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    Jill McCorkle
    Jill McCorkle
    Jill McCorkle’s first two novels were released simultaneously when she was just out of college, and the New York Times called her “a born novelist.” Since then, she has published six novels and four collections of short stories, and her work has appeared in Best American Short Stories several...
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    Susan Minot
    Susan Minot
    Susan Minot is an award-winning novelist, short-story writer, poet, and screenwriter. Her first novel, Monkeys, was published in a dozen countries and won the Prix Femina Étranger in France. Her novel Evening was a worldwide best seller and became a major motion picture. Her new book, Why I Don’t...
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    Peter Orner
    Peter Orner
    Peter Orner is the author of three story collections; Maggie Brown and Others, Esther Stories and Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge, two novels; The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo (set in Namibia) and Love and Shame and Love, and a book of essays, Am I Alone Here? His...
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    Julia Phillips
    Julia Phillips
    Julia Phillips is the debut author of the nationally bestselling novel Disappearing Earth, which is being published in twenty-three languages and was a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award. A Fulbright fellow, Julia has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Paris Review. She lives...
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    Deesha Philyaw
    Deesha Philyaw
    Deesha Philyaw’s debut short story collection, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, which focuses on Black women, sex, and the Black church, is long-listed for the 2020 National Book Award . Deesha is also the co-author of Co-Parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households After Divorce, written...
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    Jennifer Rosner
    Jennifer Rosner
    The Yellow Bird Sings is Jennifer Rosner’s debut novel, translated and published around the world. It tells the story of a Jewish mother and her young daughter, a musical prodigy, in hiding during WWII. Jennifer's previously published memoir, If A Tree Falls, is about raising her deaf daughters in...
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    Maria Tatar
    Maria Tatar
    Maria Tatar is the John L. Loeb Professor of Folklore and Mythology and Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University. She is the author of many acclaimed books, as well as the editor and translator of The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen, The Annotated Brothers Grimm, The Classic Fairy Tales:...
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    David Heska Wanbli Weiden
    David Heska Wanbli Weiden
    David Heska Wanbli Weiden, an enrolled member of the Sicangu Lakota nation, is author of the novel Winter Counts, an Indie Next selection; chosen as one of 2020’s most anticipated books by Library Journal, USA Today, CrimeReads, BuzzFeed, The Rumpus, and Book Riot, and receiving rave reviews from Publishers...