About the Author
Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the new memoir In the Dream House, published by Graywolf Press of Minneapolis. Her debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize and the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, among others. Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, and Harper’s Bazaar. She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and lives in Philadelphia with her wife.