Following The Breakout Success Of Her Critically Acclaimed And Award Winning Novel Euphoria, Lily King Returns With An Unforgettable Portrait Of An Artist As A Young WomanBlindsided By Her Mother S Sudden Death, And Wrecked By A Recent Love Affair, Casey Peabody Has Arrived In Massachusetts In The Summer Of Without A Plan Her Mail Consists Of Wedding Invitations And Final Notices From Debt Collectors A Former Child Golf Prodigy, She Now Waits Tables In Harvard Square And Rents A Tiny, Moldy Room At The Side Of A Garage Where She Works On The Novel She S Been Writing For Six Years At Thirty One, Casey Is Still Clutching Onto Something Nearly All Her Old Friends Have Let Go Of The Determination To Live A Creative Life When She Falls For Two Very Different Men At The Same Time, Her World Fractures Even Casey S Fight To Fulfill Her Creative Ambitions And Balance The Conflicting Demands Of Art And Life Is Challenged In Ways That Push Her To The Brink Writers Lovers Follows Casey A Smart And Achingly Vulnerable Protagonist In The Last Days Of A Long Youth, A Time When Every Element Of Her Life Comes To A Crisis Written With King S Trademark Humor, Heart, And Intelligence, Writers Lovers Is A Transfixing Novel That Explores The Terrifying And Exhilarating Leap Between The End Of One Phase Of Life And The Beginning Of Another
Lily King grew up in Massachusetts and received her B.A in English Literature from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her M.A in Creative Writing from Syracuse University She has taught English and Creative Writing at several universities and high schools in this country and abroad Lily s new novel, Euphoria, was released in June 2014 It has drawn significant acclaim so far, being named an Book of the Month, on the Indie Next List, and hitting numerous summer reading lists from The Boston Globe to O Magazine and USA Today Reviewed on the cover of The New York Times Book Review, Emily Eakin called Euphoria, a taut, witty, fiercely intelligent tale of competing egos and desires in a landscape of exotic menace Lily s first novel, The Pleasing Hour 1999 won the Barnes and Noble Discover Award and was a New York Times Notable Book and an alternate for the PEN Hemingway Award Her second, The English Teacher, was a Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year, a Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year, and the winner of the Maine Fiction Award Her third novel, Father of the Rain 2010 , was a New York Times Editors Choice, a Publishers Weekly Best Novel of the Year and winner of both the New England Book Award for Fiction and the Maine Fiction Award Lily is the recipient of a MacDowell Fellowship and a Whiting Writer s Award Her short fiction has appeared in literary magazines including Ploughshares and Glimmer Train, as well as in several anthologies.
- 320 pages
- Writers & Lovers
- Lily King
- 09 August 2019 Lily King