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Amity Gaige

West Hartford, CT
Amity Gaige is the author of three novels, O My Darling, The Folded World, and Schroder. Since its publication, Schroder has been translated into eighteen languages, and was shortlisted for UK’s The Folio Prize in 2014 and for L’Express Reader’s Prize in France. Schroder was named one of Best Books of 2013 by The New York Times Book Review, The Huffington Post, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Kirkus, Cosmopolitan, Denver Post, The Millions.com, Amazon.com, Bookmarks, and Publisher’s Weekly, among others. Amity is the winner of a Fulbright Fellowship, fellowships at the MacDowell and Yaddo colonies, a Baltic Writing Residency, a “5 Under 35” Award for outstanding emerging writers by the National Book Foundation, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. 

Amity is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has taught creative writing at the University of Rhode Island, Mount Holyoke College, Wesleyan, Amherst College, and Yale. Her short stories, essays, and book reviews have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Die Welt, Harper’s Bazaar, The Yale Review, One Story, and elsewhere. She currently lives near Hartford, Connecticut.

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