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Edie Meidav

Edie Meidav is an award-winning author, educator, and editor. She currently teaches creative writing at UMass Amherst and is a senior editor at Conjunctions magazine. She is the author of The Far Field (2002), which tells of an “anti-missionary"’s travels in then Ceylon in the 1930s; Crawl Space (2005), which won the Bard Fiction Prize; and Lola, California (2011), the story of a daughter reuniting with her father who is on death row. In addition to the Bard Fiction Prize, Meidav has also been awarded the Lannan Literary Award, the Kafka Award for Best Novel by an American Woman, a Whiting Award, and a Howard Fellowship. Her latest book is Kingdom of the Young, a collection of short fiction that Kirkus called “a  probing and deeply ruminative cross-genre odyssey” in a starred review.

Kingdom of the Young review by Kirkus

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