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Mona Awad

October 19, Copley Square
Mona Awad’s debut novel, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, won the Amazon Best First Novel Award and the Colorado Book Book Award, was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and longlisted for the International Dublin Award. Her writing has appeared in TIME, Electric Literature, McSweeney’s, Vice, and other publications. Kirkus Reviews praised Awad’s new novel, Bunny, as “wickedly sharp” in a starred review, while Publishers Weekly, in their own starred review, called it an “outstanding novel.” She currently lives in Boston.