Tyler Steimle

Caitlin Horrocks


Caitlin Horrocks is author of the novel The Vexations (2019) and two short story collections: Life Among the Terranauts (2021) and This Is Not Your City (2011), which was a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice and a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, The Paris Review, Tin House, and One Story. Her awards include the Plimpton Prize and fellowships to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Sewanee Writers' Conference, and the MacDowell Colony. Horrocks is a former fiction editor of the Kenyon Review, and teaches at Grand Valley State University and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

Festival Years: 2020, 2021