Elizabeth Graver

Massachusetts, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2012

Elizabeth Graver's fourth novel, The End of the Point, was longlisted for the 2013 National Book Award and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.  Her previous novels include The Honey Thief, Unravelling, and Awake.  Her short story collection,  Have You Seen Me?, was awarded the 1991 Drue Heinz Literature Prize.  Her stories and essays have been anthologized in Best American Short Stories (1991, 2001),  as well as in Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards (1994, 1996, 2001)and Best American Essays (1998).  The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, she teaches at Boston College.



Website: http://elizabethgraver.com/


  • The End of the Point , Harper (March 5, 2013)
  • Awake , Henry Holt. and Co. (May 2004)
  • The Honey Thief , Hyperion (2001)
  • Unravelling , Hyperion (1999)
  • Have You Seen Me? , University of Pittsburgh Press (1993)


  • Guggenheim Fellowship(1999)
  • Drue Heinz Literature Prize(1991)
  • Cohen Prize for the Short Story (Ploughshares)(2001)
  • National Book Award Longlist for Fiction(2013)


  • Professor of English & Creative Writing at Boston College (1993 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English & French from Wesleyan University (1986)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Washington University in St. Louis (1990)
  • Master of Arts in American Studies, Women's Studies from Cornell University (June 1992)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Children's literature , Poetry