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Edie Meidav

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About KINGDOM OF THE YOUNG, Kirkus in a starred review calls it a " penetrating collection that glides among an impressive breadth of storytelling modes with warmth and easy brilliance." Called an "American original" by The Daily Beast, Edie Meidav is also the author of LOLA, CALIFORNIA (FSG), CRAWL SPACE (FSG), and THE FAR FIELD: A NOVEL OF CEYLON. Winner of a Lannan Fellowship, a Howard Fellowship, the Kafka Prize for Fiction by an American Woman, the Bard Fiction Prize, her books called editorial picks by multiple newspapers, she teaches in the UMass Amherst MFA.
Find her on Twitter @lolacalifornia and on Instagram @ediemeidav

Average rating: 3.35 · 167 ratings · 44 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Lola, California

3.16 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Crawl Space: A Novel

3.93 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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3.13 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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4.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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