Carrie Fountain Author

Carrie Fountain

Carrie Fountain Author

Fall 2020

Carrie Fountain

 

Carrie Fountain, Poet Laureate of the state of Texas, has been featured in Poetry Magazine, American Poetry Review, and The New Yorker. Her first collection, Burn Lake, was a National Poetry Series winner. Her second collection, Instant Winner, was published by Penguin Random House. Fountain’s debut novel for young adults, I’m Not Missing, was published by Flatiron Books (Macmillan). Her first children’s book, The Poem Forest, about the life and legacy of poet and ecologist W.S. Merwin, is forthcoming from Candlewick Press.

 

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Lisa See, Author

Lisa See

Lisa See, Author

Fall 2019

Lisa See

 

Author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Shanghai Girls, Dreams of Joy, and other novels about the lives of women. Her book, On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of my Chinese-American Family, is a memoir. Barnes & Noble chose her novel The Island of Sea Women for its nationwide March 2019 Book Club.

 

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Grace Paley

Fall 1987

Grace Paley

 

With her first two books of short stories, Grace Paley established her niche in the world of letters. Her distinctive voice and verbal gifts have captured the hearts of critics who praise her vision as well as her style. In short and sometimes plotless tales, she plumbs the lives of working-class New Yorkers, mapping out what New York Review of Books contributing critic Michael Wood called “a whole small country of damaged, fragile, haunted citizens.”

 

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