CARMEN MARIA MACHADO’S debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in Fall 2017. She is a fiction writer, critic, and essayist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, The Paris Review, AGNI, NPR, The American Reader, Los Angeles Review of Books, VICE, and elsewhere. Her stories have been reprinted or are forthcoming in several anthologies, including Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015, Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and Best Women’s Erotica.
She has been the recipient of the Richard Yates Short Story Prize, a Millay Colony for the Arts residency, the CINTAS Foundation Fellowship in Creative Writing, and a Michener-Copernicus Fellowship, a finalist for the Calvino Prize, and nominated for a Nebula Award and a Shirley Jackson Award. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, and lives in Philadelphia with her partner.
Carmen Maria Machado’s story ‘The Husband Stitch’ appeared in Granta in October 2014. Here, she shares five links to what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
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