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Julie Lekstrom Himes

JULIE LEKSTROM HIMES' short fiction has been published in ShenandoahThe Florida Review (Editor's Choice Award 2008), Fourteen Hills (nominated for Best American Mysteries 2011), and elsewhere. Mikhail and Margarita is her debut novel. She lives with her family in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

In Conversation

New Routes in Fiction:
Julie Lekstrom Himes with Alec Niedenthal

Mikhail and Margarita is a book equally noteworthy for its addicting plot as it is for the serious questions it asks about the writer’s relation to the state.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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