Carrie Brown Biography

Carrie Brown is the author of seven acclaimed novels – most recently The Stargazer’s Sister and The Last First Day — and a collection of short stories, “The House on Belle Isle.” She has won many awards for her work, including a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award for her first novel, the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for work by an American woman writer, The Great Lakes Book Award, and, twice, the Library of Virginia Award for fiction. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in many journals including “Tin House,” “The Southern Review,” “One Story,” “Glimmer Train,” “The Georgia Review” and “The Oxford American.” Her work has been translated into several languages, and she has read at literary festivals, libraries, bookstores, and colleges and universities across the country.

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