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Jamie Quatro’s collection, I Want To Show You More, was a New York Times Notable Book, NPR Best Book of 2013, and New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her debut novel, Fire Sermon, is forthcoming in January 2018.

 
 

Jamie Quatro’s debut collection, I Want To Show You More (Grove Press), was a New York Times Notable Book, NPR Best Book of 2013, Indie Next pick, O, The Oprah Magazine summer reading pick, and New York Times Editors’ Choice. The collection was named a Top Ten Book of 2013 by Dwight Garner in the New York Times, a Favorite Book of 2013 by James Wood in The New Yorker, and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the Georgia Townsend Fiction Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize.

Her debut novel, Fire Sermon, is forthcoming in 2018 with Grove Press (U.S.), Picador (U.K.), Anansi International (Canada), Atlas Contact (Netherlands), Minimum Fax (Italy), Libros del Asteroide (Spain), and Agora (Poland).

Quatro’s fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in Tin House, Ploughshares, McSweeney’s, VICE, The New York Times Book Review, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. Her stories are anthologized in the O. Henry Prize Stories 2013, Ann Charters’s The Story And Its Writer, and in the 2017 Pushcart Prize Anthology . A Contributing Editor at Oxford American, Quatro teaches in the MFA program at Sewanee, The University of the South, and lives with her husband and four children in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.