From Frederic Tuten, author of Tintin in the New World: “Aurelie Sheehan’s absorbing stories have depth miles beneath their compelling surface. They radiate a wisdom, beauty and originality rare in contemporary fiction.”
Sheehan has published one previous collection of short stories, Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant, and two novels, The Anxiety of Everyday Objects and History Lesson for Girls. Over the course of her career, Sheehan has also received an Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Project Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Camargo Foundation Fellowship, and the Jack Kerouac Literary Award.
Sheehan’s short fiction piece “Horse, Girl, Landscape” appeared in NER 26.3 and is featured on the NER website.
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