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Baker Towers

2005, Jennifer Haigh

Jennifer Haigh is an American novelist and short story writer.

She was born in Barnesboro, a Western Pennsylvania coal town 85 miles northeast of Pittsburgh in Cambria County. She attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 2002. Her fiction has been published in Granta, Ploughshares, Guernica, and many other publications, including The Best American Short Stories anthology. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for fiction in 2018. She lives in Boston.

Her 2003 debut novel Mrs. Kimble — telling the story of a mysterious con man named Ken Kimble through the eyes of his three wives – won the PEN/Hemingway Award for outstanding debut fiction.

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