Leslie Pietrzyk is the author of, most recently, the novel Silver Girl, released in 2018 by Unnamed Press. Her collection of unconventionally linked short stories, This Angel on My Chest, won the 2015 Drue Heinz Literature Prize and was published by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Short fiction and essays have appeared in Southern Review, Ploughshares, Gettysburg Review, Hudson Review, The Sun, Washington Post Magazine, Arts & Letters, River Styx, and Cincinnati Review. Her story “Stay There” received a Pushcart Prize in 2020. She teaches fiction and CNF in the low-residency MFA program at Converse College, in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
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