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Jennifer Haigh

In her fifth novel, HEAT AND LIGHT,  Jennifer Haigh returns to Bakerton, Pennsylvania, a dying coal town that’s offered a second chance when the natural gas industry comes to town.  It has been named a Best Book of 2016 by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and NPR.  Her previous books include FAITH, THE CONDITION, BAKER TOWERS and MRS. KIMBLE, winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction, and the short story collection NEWS FROM HEAVEN, winner of the Massachusetts Book Award and the PEN New England Award in Fiction.  Her short stories have been published in Granta, Electric Literature, The Best American Short Stories and many other places. A native of western Pennsylvania and a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she now lives in Boston. 

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