Amy Hempel

Amy Hempel’s stories have appeared in Harper’s; GQ; Elle; O, The Oprah Magazine; and Vanity Fair. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, an award in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a 2007 Ambassador Book Award. She has won several prestigious literary awards, including the Hobson Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Over the years, she has served as a judge for the National Book Award, The PEN/Revson Award, The PEN/ Hemingway Award, and the Mary McCarthy Prize among others. The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Hempel teaches in the Graduate Writing Program at Bennington College and lives in New York City.


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