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Christine Schutt


About the Author

Christine Schutt

Christine Schutt is the author of two short story collections, Nightwork and A Day, a Night, Another Day, Summer. Her first novel, Florida, was a National Book Award finalist; her second novel, All Souls, a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize. A third novel, Prosperous Friends, was noted in The New Yorker as one of the best books of 2012. Widely anthologized, most recently in New American Stories, Schutt has twice won the O.Henry Short Story Prize and is the recipient of the New York Foundation of the Arts and Guggenheim Fellowships. She has taught fiction in graduate school programs at Columbia University, Syracuse University, Sarah Lawrence, Brooklyn College, and the University of California-Irvine.