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Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan www.beowulfsheehan.com

Tea
Obreht

Obreht was born in 1985 in the former Yugoslavia, emigrating to the US in 1997. She was the youngest author on The New Yorker’s Top 20 Writers under 40 List, and one of the youngest authors ever to be extracted in the magazine. Her short story, The Laugh, debuted in The Atlantic Fiction Issue and was then chosen for The Best American Short Stories 2010, while her short story, The Sentry appeared in the Guardian Summer Fiction Issue alongside stories by Hilary Mantel and David Mitchell. The Tiger’s Wife won the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011. She lives in New York.

Obreht was born in 1985 in the former Yugoslavia, emigrating to the US in 1997. She was the youngest author on The New Yorker’s Top 20 Writers under 40 List, and one of the youngest authors ever to be extracted in the magazine. Her short story, The Laugh, debuted in The Atlantic Fiction Issue and was then chosen for The Best American Short Stories 2010, while her short story, The Sentry appeared in the Guardian Summer Fiction Issue alongside stories by Hilary Mantel and David Mitchell. The Tiger’s Wife won the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011. She lives in New York.

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