Jamie Quatro’s work has appeared in Tin House, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, McSweeney’s, AGNI, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, and elsewhere. A finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, she is the recipient of fellowships from Yaddo and The MacDowell Colony, as well as 2013 fellowships from both the Bread Loaf and the Sewanee Writers’ Conferences. Her stories are anthologized in the O.Henry Prize Stories 2013, Forty Stories: New Writing from Harper Perennial, and in the forthcoming 9th edition of The Story and Its Writer (ed. Ann Charters).
In March 2013, Quatro’s debut story collection, I Want To Show You More (Grove Press), was released to critical acclaim, including reviews by James Wood in The New Yorker, Dwight Garner in The New York Times, and J. Robert Lennon in The New York Times Book Review. The collection is a 2013 New York Times Notable Book, NPR Best Book of 2013, Indie Next pick, New York Times Editors’ Choice, and NAIBA bestseller. Quatro holds graduate degrees from the College of William & Mary and the Bennington College Writing Seminars, and is a Contributing Editor at Oxford American magazine. She lives with her family in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.