Karen Russell

Author of St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, Swamplandia, and Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Stories

Highlights
February 13, 2013
7.30 p.m.
Karen Russell: Reading, On-Stage Interview, and Signing

Event Details

Winter With the Writers welcomed Karen Russell to Rollins on February 13, 2013.

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Speaker Bio

Current as of October 11, 2017

Karen Russell, a native of Miami, has been featured in The New Yorker’s debut fiction issue and on The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 list, and was chosen as one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists.

In 2009, she received the 5 Under 35 award from the National Book Foundation. Three of her short stories have been selected for the Best American Short Stories volumes. Her books include St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, Swamplandia, which was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize, and Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Stories, published in February 2013.

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