Marie-Helene Bertino

Instructor & Writer
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Marie-Helene Bertino is the author of the novel 2 A.M. AT THE CAT’S PAJAMAS and the story collection SAFE AS HOUSES. Awards include the O. Henry Prize, The Pushcart Prize, and The Iowa Award for Short Fiction. She teaches at NYU and in the low-residency MFA program at the Institute for American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, and  is an Editor at Large for Catapult. In Fall 2017 she will be the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Fellow in Cork, Ireland. For more information, please visit: www.mariehelenebertino.com.

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Cover Photo: This Is an Essay About Stranger Things (for the Girls Who Love River Phoenix) by Marie-Helene Bertino
This Is an Essay About Stranger Things (for the Girls Who Love River Phoenix)

“He singes the parts of you that are hidden by your first real bra.”

Cover Photo: photo courtesy of author
The Literary Pet of the Month Is Fantastic Mr. Fox

“He is my guide back to the ‘real’ world.”