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Elizabeth Graver

Elizabeth Graver

Author's Bio

Elizabeth Graver’s novel, The End of the Point, was on the long list for the 2013 National Book Award in Fiction, as well a New York Times Notable Book of the Year . She is the author of three other novels: Awake, The Honey Thief, and Unravelling. Her short story collection, Have You Seen Me?, won the 1991 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. Her work has been anthologized in Best American Short Stories (1991, 2001); Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards (1994, 1996, 2001), The Pushcart Prize Anthology (2001), and Best American Essays (1998). Her story “The Mourning Door” was award the Cohen Prize from Ploughshares Magazine. She teaches at Boston College.

Publications and Prizes

The End of the Point (Harper, 2013), Awake (Harcourt Brace, 2005), Awake (Henry Holt, 2004), The Honey Thief (Hyperion Books, 1999), Unravelling (Hyperion Books, 1997), Have You Seen Me? (Ecco Press, 1993)
Best American Short Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 2001), O. Henry Prize Stories (Anchor Books, 2001), Pushcart Prize Stories (Pushcart Press, 2001), Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, 1996 (Anchor/Doubleday, 1996), Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards (Anchor/Doubleday, 1994), Best American Short Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 1991)
National Book Award Long List, Drue Heinz Literature Prize; Guggenheim Fellowship; NEA Fellowship; Cohen Award for the Short Story; MacDowell Fellow; Blue Mountain Center Fellow

Elizabeth Graver Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
George Eliot, Charlotte Bronte, Alice Munro, William Trevor, Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson, Katherine Boo, Anne Fadiman, Wallace Stevens

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Listing last updated: December 11, 2013

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Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
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Identifies as:
Caucasian, Jewish
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Born in:
Los Angeles, CA
Raised in:
Richard Parks

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