In her insightful forensic of a mourned friendship, Holt illuminates the lasting sting of abandonment and the measures a friend takes to bring back those she has lost. A taut, moving debut about the ways people define themselves against others, and the secrets they keep.
About the Author
Elliott Holt's short fiction has appeared in "The Kenyon Review," "Guernica," and "Bellevue Literary Review." She won a 2011 Pushcart Prize and is the runner-up of the 2011 PEN Emerging Writers Award. A graduate of the MFA program at Brooklyn College, where she won the Himan Brown Award, she has received fellowships from the Sewanee Writers' Conference, the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop and Yaddo. She is a former contributing editor at "One Story" magazine and a former copywriter, who has worked at advertising agencies in Moscow, London, and New York. She currently resides in her hometown of Washington, D.C.
Bright colorful pictures bursting with a diverse and glorious cast of young students, parents, & teachers framed by the repeated uplifting message of "All Are Welcome Here", this should be a mandatory 1st day of school book. - Maureen