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Mona Awad

Mona Awad

Mona Awad

Esther M. Larsen Faculty Fellow in the Humanities and Assistant Professor





Ph.D. in Creative Writing and English Literature, University of Denver

Biographic Overview

Mona Awad is the author of three novels: All's Well (Simon & Schuster, 2021); Bunny (Viking, 2019) and 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl (Penguin, 2016). 13 Ways won the Amazon Best First Novel Award, the Colorado Book Award and was a finalist for the Scotia Bank Giller Prize. Bunny, selected as a best novel of the year by Time, Vogue and the New York Public Library, won the Ladies of Horror Fiction Award for Best Novel and was a finalist for a New England Book Award and a Goodreads Choice Award for Best Horror. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, McSweeney's, Time, Vice, and elsewhere.

Research Interests

Contemporary Fiction, Fairy Tales, Horror

Honors and Awards

Amazon Best First Novel Award and Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalist