Brit Bennett

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Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later earned her MFA in Fiction at the University of Michigan, where she won a Hopwood Award in Graduate Short Fiction as well as the 2014 Hurston/Wright Award for College Writers. Her work is featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and Jezebel. The Mothers, her first novel, is now a national best seller.