Jen Beagin


Jen Beagin holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of California, Irvine, and is a recipient of a 2017 Whiting Award in fiction. She is the author of Pretend I'm Dead and Vacuum in the Dark. A former cleaning lady, she lives in Hudson, New York.

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Pretend I'm Dead

3.58 avg rating — 1,689 ratings — published 2015 — 19 editions
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Vacuum in the Dark

3.54 avg rating — 452 ratings — published 2019 — 2 editions
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Hole: Excerpted from PRETEN...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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“She smiled. It was rare for her to find someone attractive physically and also to like what came out of their mouth.”
Jen Beagin, Pretend I'm Dead

“You respect me?" Sheila asked, surprised. "As a person?"
"No, as a pigeon.”
Jen Beagin, Pretend I'm Dead

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