Katie Kitamura is the author of Gone To The Forest and The Longshot, both finalists for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award. A recipient of a Lannan Foundation Residency Fellowship, she has written for publications including The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, Granta, BOMB, Triple Canopy, and Frieze.
Her third novel, A Separation, was published by Riverhead in the US and Profile Books in the UK. It was named a New York Times Notable Book and a Best Book of the Year by over a dozen publications. It will be translated into over fifteen languages, including German (Hanser Verlag), French (Editions Stock), Italian (Bollati Boringhieri), Norwegian (Pelikanen Forlag), Swedish (Sekwa), Greek (Kedros), Slovak (Inaque), Chinese (Beijing Mediatime) and Russian (Hemira).
Originally from New York, Garvey received her MFA from Concordia University Montreal. Her works on paper and installations have been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions with Galerie Circulaire (Montreal), Sur La Montagne Galerie (Berlin), Phra Nakorn Gallery (Bangkok), Jules Maidoff Gallery (Italy), and HERE Art Center (New York). She was the recipient of a 2016 Fulbright research grant from the Italian Commission. Garvey lives in Austin, Texas where she teaches at the University of Texas in the College of Fine Art. www.christine-garvey.com