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Yannick Murphy

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Name  Yannick Murphy
Role  Novelist

Education  New York University
Awards  Whiting Awards
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Books  The sea of trees, In a Bear's Eye, Baby Polar, This Is The Water, Ahwoooooooo!

2012 Tale for Three Counties

Yannick Murphy is an American novelist and short story writer.



She graduated from New York University and studied with Gordon Lish. She lived in New York and California. She now lives in Vermont, with her husband and their three children.


  • 1990 Whiting Award
  • National Endowment for the Arts award
  • Chesterfield Screenwriting award
  • MacDowell Colony fellowship
  • The 2012 Winship/PEN New England Award
  • Books

  • Stories in Another Language. Knopf. 1987. ISBN 978-0-394-55707-6. 
  • The Sea of Trees. Houghton Mifflin Co. 1997. ISBN 978-0-395-85012-1. 
  • Here They Come. Grove Press. 2007. ISBN 978-0-8021-4319-8. 
  • Signed, Mata Hari. Little, Brown. 2007. ISBN 978-0-316-11264-2. 
  • In a Bear’s Eye. Dzanc Books. 2008. ISBN 978-0-9793123-1-1. 
  • The Call. Harper Perennial. 2011. ISBN 0-06-202314-4. 
  • This Is The Water. Harper Perennial. 2014. ISBN 978-0062294906. 
  • Children's Books

  • Ahwoooooooo!. Illustrator Claudio Muñoz. Clarion Books. 2006. ISBN 978-0-618-11762-8. 
  • Baby Polar. Illustrator Kristen Balouch. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2009. ISBN 978-0-618-99850-0. 
  • The Cold Water Witch. Illustrator Tom Lintern. Tricycle Press. 2010. ISBN 1-58246-330-1. 
  • Anthologies

  • The O. Henry Prize Stories 2007, Anchor Books (May 8, 2007) ISBN 978-0-307-27688-9
  • Stories

  • "Walls", AGNI, 2006
  • "The Good Word," One Story, Issue 109, September 2008
  • References

    Yannick Murphy Wikipedia

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