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Anna Solomon
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Anna Solomon

Anna Solomon Biography

Anna Solomon is a graduate of Brown University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop and teaches writing at Barnard College, Warren Wilson's MFA Program in Creative Writing, and the 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center.

Solomon is the author of Leaving Lucy Pear and The Little Bride and a two-time winner of the Pushcart Prize. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in publications including The New York Times Magazine, One Story, Ploughshares, Slate, and more. She is coeditor with Eleanor Henderson of Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers; previously, she worked as an award-winning journalist for National Public Radio's Living on Earth.

Anna was born and raised in Gloucester, Massachusetts and lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two children.

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