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Alix Ohlin (Babylon and Other Stories) will read and sign her new novel, Inside, about the interconnected lives of four characters whose difficult pasts lead them to reinvent themselves, in locales as disparate as New York City and the Arctic, Hollywood and Rwanda. Published simultaneously with this new novel is Ohlin's new collection of short stories, Signs and Wonders.
Praise for Alix Ohlin:
"A skillful storyteller...attractively quick-witted and wry." - J.M. Coetzee
"Ohlin has a great eye, a great ear, and all the other equipment auguring a very successful future." - Jay McInerney
"Expect to hear her spoken of in the same reverent breath and Lorrie Moore and Joy Williams." - Heidi Julavits
Alix Ohlin was born in Montreal in 1972, graduated from Harvard University, and studied at the Michener Center for Writers in
Austin, Texas. Her fiction has appeared in the One Story series and Shenandoah, among other periodicals. She has received awards and fellowships from The Atlantic Monthly, the MacDowell Colony, and The Kenyon Review’s Writer Workshop. She is the author of The Missing Person, a novel, and Babylon and Other Stories. Her work has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Best New American Voices, and on NPR's Selected Shorts. She is currently on leave from Lafayette College and will spend the year in Los Angeles.
Photo of the author by Emma Dodge Hanson Photography
Check out this video of the author talking about her book!