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Karen Tucker is the author of the novel BEWILDERNESS (Catapult 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. 

Born and raised in North Carolina, her 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, and a scholarship to Longleaf Writers Conference. She teaches fiction writing at UNC Chapel Hill.

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