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Roxana Robinson

Roxana Robinson’s books include the novels Sparta (FSG, 2013) and Cost (FSG, 2008). Her fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, Harper’s, One Story, and elsewhere. Her work has been widely anthologized and broadcast on National Public Radio. Four of her works were chosen as Notable Books of the Year by the New York Times, and her biography of Georgia O’Keeffe was short-​listed for the National Book Critics’ Circle Award.


Doug Bruns


Summer 2014 | Essays

We all know how Jane Austen wrote her books in the parlor, that most public of spaces. When she heard someone approach, she slipped her pages unobtrusively beneath the blotter.