Lynn Freed

Lynn Freed, recipient of the inaugural Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and as well as two PEN/O. Henry Awards, was born in Durban, South Africa. Among her published works are seven novels, including Home Ground, The Servants’ Quarters, and The Last Laugh (Sarah Crichton, 2017); the story collection The Curse of the Appropriate Man; and the essay collections Reading, Writing, and Leaving Home and The Romance of Elsewhere (Counterpoint, 2017). Freed lives in Northern California.

Photography by Mary Pitts.

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