S274. Weird Girls (Fabulous Ladies of Fabulist Fiction)
Saturday, March 1, 2014
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Christine Vines is founder, curator, and host of the Fiction Addiction Reading Series in New York City. Christine has read her work at KGB Bar and The Franklin Park Reading Series. She has interned for PEN America and guest taught for the Writers in Baltimore Schools program in Baltimore.
Marie-Helene Bertino's debut collection of stories Safe as Houses was the winner of the Iowa Short Fiction award and long-listed for The 2013 Story Prize and Frank O'Connor International Short Story Prize. Her debut novel 2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas will be published in August 2014.
Amelia Gray is the author of AM/PM and Museum of the Weird, for which she won the Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize. Her first novel, Threats, was named a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Her writing has appeared in Tin House, American Short Fiction, and McSweeney's.
Karen Thompson Walker is the author of The New York Times bestselling novel, The Age of Miracles, which has been translated into twenty-nine languages and was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award and was named one of the best books of the year by People, O Magazine, and The Financial Times.
Deb Olin Unferth is the author of the memoir Revolution, finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the novel Vacation, winner of the Cabel First Novel Award, and the story collection Minor Robberies. Her work appears in Harper's, The New York Times, and McSweeney's.