Suzanne Rivecca

Fiction Writer

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Boston, MA

Author's Bio

Author of "Death is Not an Option" (WW Norton, 2010), a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Prize, the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the Story Prize. My short fiction has received 2 Pushcart Prizes and inclusion in Best American Short Stories 2013.

Publications & Prizes

Best New American Voices 2009 (Harcourt, 2008)
After The Bell: Short Prose About School (University of Iowa Press, 2007)
Best New American Voices 2008 (Harcourt, 2007)
Death is Not an Option: Stories (Norton, 2010)
Prizes won: 

Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
Wallace Stegner Fellowship in fiction
Radcliffe Institute Creative Artists Fellowship
2 Pushcart Prizes in fiction
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

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Last update: May 21, 2013