Biography

Carmen Maria Machado's debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, is a finalist for the National Book Award and the Kirkus Prize, and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize. She is a fiction writer, critic, and essayist whose work has appeared in the New YorkerGrantaTin HouseGuernicaElectric LiteratureAGNI, NPR, Gulf Coast, Los Angeles Review of BooksVICE, and elsewhere. Her stories have been reprinted in Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, Best Horror of the Year, Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and Best Women’s Erotica. Her memoir House in Indiana is forthcoming in 2019 from Graywolf Press.

She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the Michener-Copernicus Foundation, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the CINTAS Foundation, the Speculative Literature Foundation, the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, the University of Iowa, the Yaddo Corporation, Hedgebrook, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. She is the Artist in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania, and lives in Philadelphia with her wife.

Contact
carmen.machado@gmail.com

Photo by Tom Storm

Photo by Tom Storm

Literary Representation
Kent Wolf
The Friedrich Agency
kwolf@friedrichagency.com

Television/Film Representation
Olivia Blaustein
Creative Artists Agency
olivia.blaustein@caa.com

Graywolf Team
Publicity: Caroline Nitz
nitz@graywolfpress.org

Events: Marisa Atkinson
atkinson@graywolfpress.org