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C. Morgan Babst

C. Morgan Babst

C. Morgan Babst Biography

C. Morgan Babst is a native of New Orleans. She studied writing at NOCCA, Yale, and NYU, and her essays and short fiction have appeared in Garden and Gun, The Oxford American, Guernica, the Harvard Review, Lenny Letter, and the New Orleans Review, among others. Her debut novel, The Floating World, was named one of the best books of the year by Amazon and Kirkus Reviews and was a New York Times Editors' Pick.

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