Brit Bennett

Brit Bennett was born and reared in Southern California, where she attended Stanford University and then obtained her MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan, where she received the Hopwood Award for Graduate Short Fiction and the Hurston/Wright Award for Collegiate Writers. The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and Jezebel have all published her writing. She was selected as one of the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 honors for 2016.