Novelist and short story author known for the novels THREATS and Isadora. She also penned the acclaimed short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot.
In 2004, she earned a degree in English literature at Arizona State University and went on to earn her MFA at Texas State University.
In 2016, she won the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award.
Originally from Tuscon, Arizona, she settled in Los Angeles, California.
Both she and Joyce Carol Oates are novelists and short story authors.