Elizabeth Crane

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Elizabeth Crane is the author of two novels and four collections of short stories, most recently the novel The History of Great Things and the story collection Turf. She is a recipient of the Chicago Public Library 21st Century Award. Her work has been featured on NPR’s Selected Shorts and adapted for the stage by Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater. Her debut novel, We Only Know So Much, has been adapted for film which premiered this year at the Nantucket Film Festival. She teaches in the low residency masters program at UCRiverside Palm Desert.


Cover Photo: Illustration by Lena Moses-Schmitt for Catapult
The Longest Trial

There were eighteen thousand two hundred and fifty victims, one per day over the course of fifty years.

Jul 27, 2018