Jim Shepard

Jim Shepard is the author of six novels and four story collections, most recently You Think That’s Bad (Knopf, 2011). His third collection, Like You’d Understand, Anyway, was a finalist for the National Book Award and won The Story Prize. His writing has appeared in Harper’s, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, the New Yorker, Granta, Zoetrope: All-Story, and elsewhere. He teaches at Williams College and in the Warren Wilson MFA program, and lives in Williamstown with his wife, the writer Karen Shepard, and three children.

 

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