-Katherine Anne Porter Prize Winner in Fiction-
"For decades now, Alice Munro has been the gold standard for short story writers… So when I say that some of the stories in Tehila Lieberman’s 'Venus In The Afternoon' remind me of Munro’s latest collection, I’m talking about a seriously gifted writer."
... By Ed Siegel, WBUR.ORG, NPR Radio from 'Tehila Lieberman Arrives. Go Ask Alice'.
Photo by Natalie Schmitt-Nardin
About the Author
TEHILA LIEBERMAN has recently won 2nd prize in the international Bristol Short Story Prize contest. She has also won the Stanley Elkin Memorial Prize and the Rick Dimarinis Short Fiction Prize, among others. Her fiction has appeared in many literary journals, including Nimrod, the Colorado Review, Salamander and Cutthroat.
Her nonfiction has been published in Salon.com and in Travelers’ Tales Guides anthologies. Both her fiction and non-fiction have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Originally from New York, Tehila lived in Jerusalem before settling in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she consults as a writing coach for Harvard Business School.
She has just completed a novel, "The Last Holy Man," which has been a finalist in several contests for novels-in-progress. She is currently working on a new collection entitled "The Firmament and the Night Doll."
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