Caitlan Horrock

Caitlin Horrock is the author of the novel The Vexations, named one of the top ten books of 2019 by the Wall Street Journal. Her story collection Life Among the Terranauts is coming out January 2021 from Little, Brown. Her debut story collection This Is Not Your City was a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice and a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection.

Her stories and essays appear in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, The Paris Review, The Atlantic, Tin House, One Story, and other journals and anthologies. She is an Editor-at-Large for the Kenyon Review and teaches at Grand Valley State University, and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She lives with her family in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Books in order of publication:

This Is Not Your City – 2011

23 Months – 2012

The Vexations – 2019

Life Among the Terranauts – 2021

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