is author of the novel The Vexations
, coming out July 30, 2019 from Little, Brown. Her story collection This Is Not Your City
was a New York Times
Book Review Editor’s Choice and a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her stories and essays appear in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, The Paris Review, Tin House,
and One Story,
as well as other journals and anthologies. Her awards include the Plimpton Prize. She served as fiction editor of the Kenyon Review
from 2012-2018, and remains on the advisory board. She teaches at Grand Valley State University and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.