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Amina Gautier

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Catalog Number: 20190712

Multi-award winning short story writer, Amina Gautier, shares excerpts from her 2018 PEN/Malamud Award-winning collection, The Loss of All Lost Things, as part of that year's Pleiades Visiting Writers Series at the University of Central Missouri. She also talks about the real-world inspiration and years of research that went into this book, her third short story collection. She also won the Flannery O'Connor Award for her first book, At Risk, about teenaged African-Americans, and the Prairie Schooner Book Prize for her second collection, Now We Will Be Happy, about Afro-Puerto Ricans, as well as displaced islanders and those born on the Mainland U.S.

| Subject Matter: Crafting Fiction, News | Interview Year: 2018 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: USA Best Book Award in African American Fiction, International Book Award, Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, Eric Hoffer Legacy Award |

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