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Elizabeth Graver

professor, English, BC

Elizabeth Graver is at work on a new project titled Plants and Their Children, comprised of a series of linked novellas set in a summer community on Buzzards Bay from 1942 to 2000. She is the author of three novels: *Awake*, *The Honey Thief*, and *Unravelling*. Her short story collection, *Have You Seen Me?*, won the 1991 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. Her work has been anthologized in *Best American Short Stories* (1991, 2001); *Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards* (1994, 1996, 2001), *The Pushcart Prize Anthology* (2001), and *Best American Essays* (1998). Her story *The Mourning Door* was award the Cohen Prize from *Ploughshares Magazine*. The mother of two young daughters, she teaches English and Creative Writing at Boston College.