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Jamie Quatro

Jamie Quatro

Jamie Quatro’s debut collection, I Want To Show You More (Grove Press), is a New York Times Notable Book, NPR Best Book of 2013, Indie Next pick, O, The Oprah Magazine summer reading pick, and New York Times Editors’ Choice. The collection was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the Georgia Townsend Fiction Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize. Quatro’s debut novel, Fire Sermon, and a second collection, Next Time I’ll Be Louder, are forthcoming from Grove. Her fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in Tin House, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, McSweeney’s, Ecotone, The New York Times Book Review, and elsewhere. Her stories are anthologized in the O. Henry Prize Stories 2013, Ann Charters’s The Story And Its Writer, and in the 2016 Norton Mix. Quatro holds Master’s degrees from both the College of William & Mary and the Bennington College Writing Seminars, and this summer will be joining the faculty in the Sewanee School of Letters Graduate Program. A contributing editor at Oxford American, she lives with her family in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. (updated 10/2016)


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