Amity Gaige

Biography

Amity Gaige is the author of three novels, O My Darling (2005), The Folded World (2007), and Schroder, which was recently shortlisted for The Folio Prize. In the years 2013-14, Schroder will be published in eighteen countries. Schroder has been named one of the Best Books of 2013 by The New York Times Book Review, The Huffington Post, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Kirkus, The Women's National Book Association, Cosmopolitan, Denver Post, The Buffalo News, The Millions.com, Amazon.com, Bookmark, Publishers Weekly, among others. Amity has won many awards for her previous novels, such as Foreword Book of the Year Award for 2007, and in 2006, she was recognized as one of the “5 Under 35” outstanding emerging writers by the National Book Foundation. Amity is the winner of a Fulbright Fellowship, fellowships at the MacDowell and Yaddo colonies, and a Baltic Writing Residency. Her short stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in publications such as The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, O Magazine, the Literary Review, The Yale Review, One Story, and elsewhere. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and is the current Visiting Writer at Amherst College.

Amity Gaige