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Elizabeth Evans
Elizabeth Evans was born, raised, and educated in Iowa. She attended Cornell College and the University of Iowa, where she received a Master of Fine Arts degree at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She is the author of six books of fiction, including the forthcoming novel "As Good As Dead." Her two... show more

Elizabeth Evans was born, raised, and educated in Iowa. She attended Cornell College and the University of Iowa, where she received a Master of Fine Arts degree at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She is the author of six books of fiction, including the forthcoming novel "As Good As Dead." Her two short story collections are "Suicide's Girlfriend" and "Locomotion." Previous novels are "The Blue Hour," which the "Washington Post Book World" called "Very much a Great American Novel;" "Carter Clay," which the "Los Angeles Times Book Review" chose as one of the Best Books of the Year; and "Rowing in Eden." Recent stories appear in the journals "Ploughshares" and "Cutthroat," as well as the collection "XO Orpheus: Fifty New Myths."Evans' distinctions include the Iowa Author Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the James Michener Fellowship, and a Lila Wallace Award. She has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the International Retreat for Writers at Hawthornden Castle, Wurlitzer, and other foundations.Evans is Professor Emeritus for the Program in Creative Writing at the University of Arizona, and frequently teaches for Queens University of Charlotte's Low-residence MFA Program in Creative Writing. She makes her home in Tucson, Arizona.
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Mirkat Always Reading rated it 6 months ago
[spoiler] I guessed the twist (mostly) and wanted to be wrong. I don't remember the exact moment that it hit me, but it was like, "Is Dara dead? She's dead. I don't want her to be dead. If she's dead, I am NOT going be able to give this book a high rating. There were certain tells, of course. ...
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Malin rated it 11 months ago
Spoiler warning! There will be some spoilers for Six of Crows and Ruin and Rising, the final book in Bardugo's Grisha trilogy in this review. There will also be some spoilers about the ending of this book, which means it's best to avoid this whole review until you've read both these excellent books ...
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Malin rated it 11 months ago
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