Paula Whyman's debut linked story collection, YOU MAY SEE A STRANGER, is forthcoming from TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press in Spring 2016. Her stories have been published in many journals including McSweeney's Quarterly, Ploughshares, and Virginia Quarterly Review. Her fiction was selected for the anthology, Writes of Passage: Coming-of-Age Stories and Memoirs from The Hudson Review, and is part of the curriculum at The Young Women’s Leadership School in Harlem, NY. Her interviews, humor and commentary have appeared in The Rumpus, The Washington Post, and on NPR. She was awarded residencies at The MacDowell Colony, The Corporation of Yaddo, and The Studios of Key West, and she was named a 2014 Tennessee Williams Scholar in Fiction by the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Paula has taught at The Studios of Key West and Politics & Prose Bookstore, and she continues to serve as a visiting writer for The Hudson Review’s writers-in-schools program in New York and the Pen/Faulkner Writers-in-Schools program in Washington, DC. She lives in the DC area, where she is working on a novel.
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