The Husband Stitch | Carmen Maria Machado | Granta Magazine

The Husband Stitch

Carmen Maria Machado

‘I have heard all of the stories about girls like me, and I am unafraid to make more of them.’

Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the memoir In the Dream House and the story collection Her Body and Other Parties. She has been a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the Brooklyn Public Library Literature Prize, a Shirley Jackson Award and the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize. She is the Writer in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Philadelphia with her wife.

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