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Lisa Gornick


“The Peacock Feast” 




Lisa Gornick has been hailed by NPR as “one of the most perceptive, compassionate writers of fiction in America…immensely talented and brave.” She is the author of the novels The Peacock Feast, Louisa Meets Bear, and Tinderbox—all published by Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and Picador—as well as A Private Sorcery, published by Algonquin. Her stories and essays have appeared widely, including in Agni, The New York Times, The Paris Review, Real Simple, Salon, and The Wall Street Journal, and have received many honors, including Distinguished Story by the Best American Short Stories.