Ottessa Moshfegh is a fiction writer from New England. Her first book, McGlue, a novella, won the Fence Modern Prize in Prose and the Believer Book Award. Her short stories have been published in The Paris Review, The New Yorker, and Granta, and have earned her a Pushcart Prize, an O. Henry Award, the Plimpton Discovery Prize, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Eileen was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction. Moshfegh lives in Los Angeles, California. Her short story collection, Homesick for Another World, is forthcoming from Jonathan Cape next year.