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Laird Hunt



Laird Hunt is the author of a book of short stories, mock parables and histories. He and his wife, the poet Eleni Sikelianos, live in Boulder, Colorado, with their daughter, Eva Grace.


Genres: Literary Fiction, Horror
 
Novels
   The Impossibly (2001)
   Indiana, Indiana (2003)
   The Exquisite (2006)
   Ray of the Star (2009)
   Kind One (2012)
   Neverhome (2014)
   The Evening Road (2017)
   In the House in the Dark of the Woods (2018)
   Zorrie (2021)
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Collections
   The Paris Stories (2001)
   Float Up, Sing Down (2024)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Office at Night (2014) (with Kate Bernheimer)
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Anthologies edited
   American Midnight (2019)
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Non fiction show
 
Books containing stories by Laird Hunt

Award nominations
2021 National Book Award for Fiction (shortlist) : Zorrie
2015 Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novelette (nominee) : Office at Night
2013 PEN/Faulkner Award (nominee) : Kind One


Laird Hunt recommends
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Library for the War-Wounded (2024)
Monika Helfer
"A masterclass in literary compression. In just a short span of pages, Helfer brings a whole world of wonder, loss and deep, deep longing to indelible life. How lucky we are that her work is finally available in English."
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Prophet Song (2023)
Paul Lynch
"Paul Lynch is a writer of great vision and power and Prophet Song is his best novel yet."
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Lost Believers (2023)
Irina Zhorov
"This hard, beautiful, highly moving novel seems carved straight out of the Siberian landscape it so vividly describes. Whether she is evoking the mountains and woods of the legendary taiga or Moscow in the 1970s, Zhorov writes with vision and clarity. Galina and Agafia and the whole lost world they inhabit come wonderfully alive."

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