If you’ve never read any of A.M. Homes’ work, we encourage you to run–not walk–to the nearest bookstore and pick something up. Her work has been translated into twenty-two languages and appears frequently in Art Forum, Harpers, Granta, McSweeney’s, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Zoetrope. She is a Contributing Editor toVanity Fair, Bomb and Blind Spot. Her novels, This Book Will Save Your Life, Music For Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, and Jack, as well as the short-story collections, Things You Should Know and The Safety of Objects, the best selling memoir, The Mistress’s Daughter along with a travel memoir, Los Angeles: People, Places and The Castle on the Hill, and the artist’s book Appendix A, have been widely received to critical acclaim. We’re delighted to announce that Ms. Homes has agreed to be this year’s guest judge, by doing us the honor of selecting the top ten stories for publication in the Spring.
Please take a chance and pop over to the official A.M. Homes website and learn a little bit more about this fascinating author, teacher, and judge.