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Karen Russell

Karen Russell is the author of the story collections St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolvesand Vampires in the Lemon Grove, the novella Sleep Donation, and the novel Swamplandia!, which was honored as a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow and a 2013 MacArthur Fellow, and two of her previous stories in Zoetrope: All-Story have won the National Magazine Award for Fiction. Her new collection is forthcoming from Knopf in May 2019.

Stories by Karen Russell published in Zoetrope: All-Story:
  Black Corfu, Vol. 22, No. 2
Madame Bovary’s Greyhound, Vol. 17, No. 2
The Tornado Auction, Vol. 21, No. 2
Ava Wrestles the Alligator, Vol. 10, No. 2
Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Vol. 11, No. 4
The Hox River Window, Vol. 15, No. 3