Laird Hunt

Finalist, 2021 National Book Awards

Laird Hunt is the author of eight novels, a collection of stories, and two book-length translations from the French. He has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine, and The Bridge/Il Ponte Book Award. (Photo credit: Eva Sikelianos Hunt)
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Zorrie

ISBN 9781635575361 Bloomsbury Publishing

“It was Indiana, it was the dirt she had bloomed up out of, it was who she was, what she felt, how she thought, what she knew.” As a girl, Zorrie Underwood's modest and hardscrabble home county was the only constant in her young life. More about this book >

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Laird Hunt

Laird Hunt is the author of eight novels, a collection of stories, and two book-length translations from the French. He has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine, and The Bridge/Il Ponte Book Award. His reviews and essays have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and many others. He teaches in the Literary Arts Program at Brown University and lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

(Photo credit: Eva Sikelianos Hunt)

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