Sophie McManus

Author of the critically acclaimed novel, The Unfortunates, a Barnes & Noble 2015 Great Writers Discover Award Finalist which was short-listed for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, long-listed for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, and named a notable book or must-read by Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, Time, Paste, and Time Out New York, among others. Her work has appeared in American Short Fiction, Memorious, Tin House, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Saltonstall Foundation, and the Jentel Foundation. SLC, 2016–