Jayne Anne Phillips

Longlist, 2023 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2009 National Book Awards

Jayne Anne Phillips is the author of Black Tickets, Machine Dreams, Fast Lanes, Shelter, MotherKind, Lark and Termite, Quiet Dell, and Night Watch.
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Night Watch

ISBN 9780451493330 Knopf / Penguin Random House

In 1874, in the wake of the War, erasure, trauma, and namelessness haunt civilians and veterans, renegades and wanderers, freedmen and runaways. Twelve-year-old ConaLee, the adult in her family for as long as she can remember, finds herself on a buckboard journey with her mother, Eliza, who hasn’t spoken in more than a year. More about this book >

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Lark and Termite

ISBN 9780375401954 Alfred A. Knopf
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Jayne Anne Phillips

Jayne Anne Phillips is the author of Black Tickets, Machine Dreams, Fast Lanes, Shelter, MotherKind, Lark and Termite, Quiet Dell, and Night Watch. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Bunting Fellowship, and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Winner of an Arts and Letters Award and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a National Book Award Finalist, and a two-time finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, she lives in New York and Boston.

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