Jamie Quatro’s debut collection, I Want To Show You More (Grove), is a New York Times Notable Book, NPR Best Book of 2013, Indie Next pick, O, The Oprah Magazine Summer Reading pick, and New York Times Editors’ Choice. The collection was named a Top 10 Book of 2013 by Dwight Garner in the New York Times and a Favorite Book of 2013 by James Wood in The New Yorker, and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the Georgia Townsend Fiction Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize.
A novel, Fire Sermon, and a second collection, Next Time I’ll Be Louder, are forthcoming from Grove Press.
Quatro’s fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in Tin House, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, McSweeney’s, AGNI, Oxford American, Ecotone, The New York Times Book Review, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, and Sewanee. Her stories are anthologized in the O.Henry Prize Stories 2013, Ann Charters’ The Story And Its Writer, and in the 2016 Norton Anthology Mix.
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.