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Katherine Hill

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Katherine Hill


April 10, 2019

Katherine Hill


Katherine Hill is the author of The Violet Hour, a novel published by Scribner in 2013. With Sarah Chihaya, Merve Emre, and Jill Richards, she is co-author of The Ferrante Letters: An Experiment in Collective Criticism, which will be published by Columbia University Press in 2019. A second novel, A Short Move, is forthcoming from Ig Publishing in 2020.

Katherine’s fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, including AGNI, The Believer, Bookforum, The Common, Colorado Review, The Guardian, The Literary Review, n+1, The Nation, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, and Tin House. She is the recipient of writing fellowships from the New York Public Library, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Corporation of Yaddo. An assistant editor for Barrelhouse, she also serves on organizing committees for Girls Write Now and the PEN Prison Writing Program. Follow her on Twitter at @KHill0.

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