Contemporary New England Fiction Writers and Their Work: Background information when reading Five Tuesdays in Winter

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Five Tuesdays in Winter

by Lily King

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Contemporary New England Fiction Writers and Their Work

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The stories in Lily King's Five Tuesdays in Winter include settings in Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts, three of the six northeastern states of the USA that are collectively known as New England (the others being New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island). Below we've highlighted some other contemporary authors who reside in and/or set their fiction in New England, along with examples of their works that reference the region.

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Stephen L. Carter: Carter has been a law professor at Yale since 1982. Alongside his academic publications, he has written six novels. These are epic works of suspense, some historical and some contemporary, and often involve legal battles. His main characters are generally upper-class African Americans. In New England White (2007), a murder case shakes the fictional New England university town of Elm Harbor.

Ann Hood: A Rhode Island native, Hood has published 14 novels, a short story collection and multiple memoirs. Much of her fiction is set in ...

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