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Mark your calendars and set your watches: Adrianne's novel, A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain, will be published by Viking/Penguin in early 2014. Please check back for more novel news!
Adrianne's second story collection, Lost in the War of the Beautiful Lads, played happy bridesmaid this past year in two stellar competitions. It was named Finalist (chosen by Jhumpa Lahiri) for AWP's 2011 Grace Paley Award and was also named a finalist for Sarabande Book's 2012 Mary McCarthy Prize.
Read a new story, "Two Girls Off Quarry Road," at Blackbird.
Adrianne's story, "Swallow," was a Story of the Week on Narrative Magazine. Check it out.
"Pearl Diving," which first appeared in Colorado Review, was named as one of the "100 Distinguished Stories of the Year" in Best American Short Stories 2009. You can read the story here.