Carol Rifka Brunt grew up in the suburbs of New York City and now lives with her family in the southwest of England. She has published short fiction and non-fiction in The North American Review and The Sun. Her first novel, Tell the Wolves I’m Home, was named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, O Magazine, Kirkus, BookPage and Amazon, was an ALA Alex Award winner, a Barnes and Noble Discover pick, Target club pick, Costco Pennie’s Pick and has been translated into 18 languages. She is currently trying very hard to forget all that, pretend there is no pressure to live up to anything, and concentrate on writing her second novel.
It has been a long–and I mean very long–time since I’ve popped in here to update this place. It’s a lot of fun to post updates when a book is freshly on the shelves–there’s news to link to, stuff is happening–but once all that is over, things quiet down and life goes back to normal….
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Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d be writing: Tell the Wolves I’m Home is a New York Times bestseller! I just had word from my lovely editor that it has made the trade paperback bestsellers list at #18. Making the list is the longest of longshot things for any book, but for a little…
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