Maggie Shipstead

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Maggie Shipstead is a best-selling and prize-winning novelist, essayist, and travel writer. In nearly a decade of travel writing, she has covered a wide range of destinations and topics ranging from cities to wilderness, tropics to polar regions, and luxury hotels to tents. She has a particular interest in adventure travel and wildlife and is an experienced horseback rider.

• New York Times best-selling author of three novels and one short story collection
• Shortlisted for the Booker Prize
• Won the Dylan Thomas Prize and the L.A. Times Book Prize for first fiction
• Recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
• Included in “Best American Short Stories” and “Best American Sports Writing”
• Three-time finalist for a National Magazine Award
• Graduate of Harvard and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop

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