Elizabeth Graver

Fiction Writer

Dunow, Lerner & Carlson Literary Agency 27 W. 20th St., Suite 1107
New York , NY 10011

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.

Writers Retreats: 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Best American Short Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 2001)
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O. Henry Prize Stories (Anchor Books, 2001)
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Pushcart Prize Stories (Pushcart Press, 2001)
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Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, 1996 (Anchor/Doubleday, 1996)
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Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards (Anchor/Doubleday, 1994)
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Best American Short Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 1991)
Books:
The End of the Point (Harper, 2013)
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Awake (Harcourt Brace, 2005)
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Awake (Henry Holt, 2004)
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The Honey Thief (Hyperion Books, 1999)
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Unravelling (Hyperion Books, 1997)
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Have You Seen Me? (Ecco Press, 1993)
Prizes won: 

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, Newhouse Fellowship at Wellesley College. 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish, White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
Raised in: 
BOSTON , MA
Massachusetts
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Last update: May 01, 2019