Bobbie Ann Mason
Bobbie Ann Mason’s first book of fiction, Shiloh and Other Stories, won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was nominated for several awards. Her first novel, In Country, is taught widely in classes, and her memoir, Clear Springs, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her newest novel is The Girl in the Blue Beret, and a reader, Patchwork, is forthcoming from the University Press of Kentucky. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and many other publications. She lives in Kentucky.