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Karen Tucker's debut novel BEWILDERNESS is forthcoming from Catapult Books in June 2021. Her short fiction appears in The Missouri Review, The Yale Review Online, Boulevard, EPOCH, Tin House Online, American Literary Review, Salamander, Carve Magazine, and elsewhere. She currently teaches fiction at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Awards include an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant for Emerging Writers, a PEO Scholar Award, the George M. Harper Award for Creative Writing, the Jerome Stern Series Spotlight Award in fiction, judged by David Shields, and a scholarship to Longleaf Writers Conference. Born and raised in North Carolina, she lives in Carrboro with her partner.

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