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Writers as Editors Series Presents Kate Bernheimer


Date: 4:30pm EST February 6, 2020

Enjoy a reading by Kate Bernheimer

Kate Bernheimer is the author of two story collections, including How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales and Horse, Flower, Bird, as well as three novels, and editor of the World Fantasy Award winning and bestselling collection My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales and the World Fantasy Award nominee xo Orpheus: 50 New Myths. She both founded and edits Fairy Tale Review. Her nonfiction has been published in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and elsewhere, and featured on NPR’s All Things Considered,  Marketplace, and Weekend Edition. With Laird Hunt, she was recently a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award for the co-authored novella Office at Night, a joint commission of Coffee House Press and The Walker Art Center. And with her brother, she co-curates the Places series “Fairy Tale Architecture.” Her children’s books, edited books, and short stories have been translated into many languages including Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, Greek, Hebrew, Turkish, and Japanese. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she teaches creative writing and fairy tale classes.