Lily King

Lily King is the author of four novels, including The Pleasing Hour, which was a New York Times Notable Book and an alternate for the PEN/Hemingway Award, The English Teacher, which won the Maine Fiction Award, and Father of the Rain, which won both the New England Book Award for Fiction and the Maine Fiction Award. Euphoria was a finalist in the National Book Critics Circle Awards, the winner of the New England Book Award for Fiction, and a finalist for The Chautauqua Prize in 2015.King is the recipient of a MacDowell Fellowship and a Whiting Writer's Award. Her short fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Ploughshares.