“A wonderful talent” – Washington Post Book World
“A dexterous writer” – New York Times Book Review
“Harleman trawls deep, treasure-filled waters” – Boston Globe
Ann Harleman is the author of the short story collections, Thoreau’s Laundry and Happiness, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award; and the novels, The Year She Disappeared, and Bitter Lake. Among her awards are Guggenheim and Rockefeller fellowships, three Rhode Island State Arts Council grants, the Berlin Prize in Literature, and the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, where she is on the faculties of Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design.