Katie Kitamura

Longlist, 2021 National Book Awards

Katie Kitamura’s most recent novel, A Separation, was a finalist for the Premio Gregor von Rezzori and a New York Times Notable Book. (Photo credit: Martha Reta)
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Intimacies

ISBN 9780399576164 Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

An interpreter has come to The Hague to escape New York and work at the International Court. A woman of many languages and identities, she is looking for a place to finally call home. More about this book >

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Katie Kitamura

Katie Kitamura’s most recent novel, A Separation, was a finalist for the Premio Gregor von Rezzori and a New York Times Notable Book. It was named a best book of the year by over a dozen publications, translated into 16 languages, and is being adapted for film. Her two previous novels, Gone to the Forest and The Longshot, were both finalists for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. A recipient of fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and Santa Maddalena Foundation, Katie has written for publications including the New York Times, Guardian, Granta, BOMB, Triple Canopy, and Frieze. She teaches in the New York University Creative Writing Program.

(Photo credit: Martha Reta)

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