Carmen Maria Machado’s debut story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Kirkus Prize, LA Times Book Prize Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the Dylan Thomas Prize, and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the NBCC’s John Leonard Prize, and the Crawford Award. Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Granta, Tin House, Electric Literature and elsewhere. She is the Writer in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Philadelphia with her wife.
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