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Katy Simpson Smith

‘I didn’t dream because I had no memories.’

Katy Simpson Smith

Katy Simpson Smith was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She is the author of the novels The Story of Land and Sea, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and one of Vogue’s Best Books of 2014; Free Men; and The Everlasting, a New York Times Best Historical Fiction Book of 2020. Her writing has appeared in the Paris Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Oxford American, Granta, Literary Hub and elsewhere.

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