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Granta Reads: Carmen Maria Machado’s ‘The Husband Stitch’

Carmen Maria Machado

For our final Granta Reads’ Halloween podcast, Rosalind Porter reads Carmen Maria Machado’s ‘The Husband...

For our final Granta Reads’ Halloween podcast, Rosalind Porter reads Carmen Maria Machado’s ‘The Husband Stitch’. The story was first published in 2015, and went on to be nominated for the Nebula and Shirley Jackson Award.

Carmen Maria Machado’s debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in October 2017.

 

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Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado’s debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in October 2017. Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, NPR, Electric Literature, Gulf Coast, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, Best Horror of the Year, Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and Best Women’s Erotica.  Her short story “The Husband Stitch” was nominated for the Shirley Jackson and Nebula Awards, awarded a Pushcart Prize Special Mention, and longlisted for the Tiptree Award. She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the Michener-Copernicus Foundation, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the CINTAS Foundation, the Speculative Literature Foundation, the University of Iowa, the Yaddo Corporation, Hedgebrook, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. She lives in Philadelphia with her partner. You can find more of her work on her website.

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