Leora Skolkin-Smith

LEORA SKOLKIN-SMITH is the author of Edges and Hystera. Edges was nominated for the 2006 PEN/Faulkner Award and The PEN/Ernest Hemingway Award by Grace Paley; it was a National Women's Studies Association Conference Selection, a Bloomsbury Review Pick, and a Jewish Book Council Selection; and it won the 2008 Earphones Award for an original audio production narrated by Tovah Feldshuh. Hystera was selected by Princeton University for their series "The Fertile Crescent: Women Writers from the Middle East." It was also the winner of the 2012 USA Book Award and the 2012 Global E-Books Award, as well as a finalist in the International Book Awards and the National Indie Excellence Awards.

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