Julie Buntin

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Julie Buntin grew up in northern Michigan. Her debut novel, Marlena, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize, longlisted for The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and named a best book of the year by over a dozen outlets, including the Washington Post, NPR, and Kirkus Reviews. Buntin’s writing has appeared in the Atlantic, the New York Times Book Review, Guernica, Vogue, and other publications. She was a 2018 Bread Loaf Fellow in Fiction, and has taught creative writing at New York University, Columbia University, and Yale Writers' Workshop. She is both the director of writing programs and an associate editor at Catapult, where her recent acquisitions include: Nicole Chung’s memoir of adoption, All You Can Ever Know; New Yorker cartoonist Amy Kurzweil’s graphic novel, Artificial; and Jess Arndt’s critically-acclaimed story collection, Large Animals.

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