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Jami Attenberg has written about food, travel, books, relationships and urban life for The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, the Sunday Times, Longreads and others. In 2017, HMH Books (US) and Serpent's Tail (UK) published her novel All Grown Up. It will also be published in Italy, Germany, France, Holland, Poland, Russia, China, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Spain, Portugal and Hungary in 2018. All This Could Be Yours will be published in 2019 by HMH Books and Serpent’s Tail, as well as in Italy, Germany, and China.
Her debut collection of stories, Instant Love, was published in 2006, followed by the novels The Kept Man and The Melting Season. Her fourth book, The Middlesteins, was published in October 2012. It appeared on The New York Times bestseller list, and was published in ten countries in 2013. It was also a finalist for both the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction and the St. Francis College Literary Prize. A fifth book, Saint Mazie, was published in 2015 in the U.S. and the UK, and in Italy, France and Germany in 2016, and has been optioned by Fable Pictures. Her work will be published in a total of sixteen languages.
She lives in New Orleans, LA.