Marie-Helene Bertino is the author of the novels Parakeet (NY Times Editors’ Choice) and 2 a.m. at The Cat’s Pajamas, and the story collection Safe as Houses. Her work has received The O. Henry Prize, The Pushcart Prize, and The Iowa Short Fiction Award. In 2017, she was the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellow in Cork, Ireland. She teaches in the M.F.A. programs of NYU, The New School, and Institute of American Indian Arts and lives in Brooklyn, where she was the Associate Editor for One Story and Catapult. Her fourth book, the novel Beautyland, is forthcoming from FSG in 2022.
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