Edie Meidav

Edie Meidav is the author of Kingdom of the Young, a collection of short fiction with a nonfiction coda (Sarabande Books, 2017), as well as three novels, named editorial picks by the New York Times and elsewhere: Lola, California (FSG/Picador), Crawl Space (FSG/Picador) and The Far Field: A Novel of Ceylon (Houghton/Mariner). She has been honored by the Lannan, Howard, Whiting, and Fulbright Foundations(Sri Lanka and Cyprus), the Kafka Prize, the Village Voice, the Bard Fiction Prize, Yaddo, Macdowell, Fundacion Valparaiso and elsewhere. Former director of the MFA at the New College of California in San Francisco, a past judge for Yaddo, the NEA, Mass Cultural Council, Juniper Prize, and the PEN/Bingham First Novel Prize, she serves as a senior editor at Conjunctions and other journals and is on the faculty of the UMass Amherst MFA. [F] www.ediemeidav.com

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