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Maisy Card

Maisy Card is the author of the novel These Ghosts are Family, which won an American Book Award, the 2021 OCM Bocas Prize in fiction and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award for a Debut Novel, The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, and the LA Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review’ Daily, AGNI, The New York Times, Guernica, and other publications. 

Maisy was born in Portmore, Jamaica but was raised in Queens, NY. She is a graduate of the Brooklyn College MFA in Fiction program. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Writing at Columbia University and a fiction editor for the Brooklyn Rail.

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