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About the Author: Kit Reed

In WHERE, Kit Reed's new novel, the entire population of a small island vanishes overnight. Everybody on Kraven Island is gone. Even they don't know WHERE.
SON OF DESTRUCTION (2013) "tells the story of the "thin line between an organised society and raw nature", and presents a compelling account of people torn by clan loyalty and made desperate by love, hate and loneliness." --The Guardian

Her 2013 "best-of" collection, THE STORY UNTIL NOW, A Great Big Book of Stories (Wesleyan University Press) a 2013 Shirley Jackson Award nominee, earned high praise in the Times Literary Supplement (UK), Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.

Her last collection, What Wolves Know was a 2011 nominee for the Shirley Jackson Award as best short story collection,

Called "a gripping dystopian thriller"
in a starred review in Publishers Weekly, Kit Reed's novel Enclave is now available in paperback and as an e-book from Tor, as is ALA Alex Award-winningThinner Than Thou

The New York Times Book Review has this to say about her work: "Most of these stories shine with the incisive edginess of brilliant cartoons... they are less fantastic than visionary." Other novels include @expectations, Captain Grownup, Fort Privilege, Catholic Girls, J. Eden and Little Sisters of the Apocalypse. As Kit Craig she is the author of Gone, Twice Burned and other psychological thrillers published here and in the UK. A Guggenheim fellow, she is the first American recipient of an international literary grant from the Abraham Woursell Foundation. She's had stories in, among others, The Yale Review, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Omni and The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Literature. Her books Weird Women, Wired Women and Little Sisters of the Apocalypse were finalists for the Tiptree Prize.

A member of the board of the Authors League Fund, she serves as Resident Writer at Wesleyan University.

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Goodreads rating: 3.60

Paperback, Published in Jan 2007 by Night Shade Books

ISBN10: 1597800767 | ISBN13: 9781597800761

Page count: 256

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