Marie-Helene Bertino

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Ritvo-Slifka Writer-in-Residence and Lecturer in English

Marie-Helene Bertino is the author of the novels Parakeet and 2 a.m. at The Cat’s Pajamas, and the short story collection Safe as Houses. Awards include The O. Henry Prize, The Pushcart Prize, The Iowa Short Fiction Award, The Mississippi Review Prize, The Center for Fiction NYC Emerging Writers Fellowship and The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellowship. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Tin HouseElectric LiteratureGrantaGuernica, BOMB, among others. She is the recipient of fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook Writers Colony, The Center For Fiction NYC, and Sewanee Writers Conference. Her fourth book, the novel Beautyland, will be published in February 2024.

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