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Aimee Parkison

Author of "Suburban Death Project"

February 7, 2023

Aimee Parkison is widely published and the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including: the Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize from FC2; the Kurt Vonnegut Prize from North American Review; the Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction; a Christopher Isherwood Fellowship, a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship, a Writers at Work Fellowship, a Puffin Foundation Fellowship, and a William Randolph Hearst Creative Artists Fellowship. She currently teaches creative writing and literature in the MFA/PhD program at Oklahoma State University.

The twelve stories comprising Suburban Death Project sparkle with disturbing brilliance, revealing in full why Aimee Parkison is so widely celebrated for her inventive narratives and experimental fiction. Suburban Death Project breathes life into what is barely surviving: ill-fated families, dangerous relationships, and frightening loves. With a dark humor serving to make unimaginable traumas both tolerable and knowable, Parkison delves into marriage and mourning, lust and loss, and violence and its aftermath.

URL: https://library.okstate.edu/news/celebratingbooks/2023-honorees/aimee-parkison

Last Updated: 9 February 2023