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Amina Gautier

THE LOSS OF ALL LOST THINGS
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Amina Gautier, Ph.D., is the author of three award-winning short story collections: At-Risk, Now We Will Be Happy and The Loss of All Lost Things. At-Risk was awarded the Flannery O’Connor Award, The First Horizon Award, and the Eric Hoffer Legacy Fiction Award. Now We Will Be Happy was awarded the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, the International Latino Book Award, the Florida Authors and Publishers Association President's Book Award, the Eric Hoffer Legacy Fiction Award, a National Silver Medal IPPY Award, and was a Finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize. The Loss of All Lost Things was awarded the Elixir Press Award in Fiction, the Phillis Wheatley Award, the Royal Palm Literary Award, the Chicago Public Library Foundation’s 21st Century Award, the International Latino Book Award, a National Silver Medal IPPY Award, was shortlisted for the SFC Literary Prize and the William Saroyan International Prize, and was a Finalist for the Hurston/Wright Award, the Paterson Prize, the John Gardner Award, and the IndieFab Award. Over one hundred of her stories have been published, appearing in Agni, Blackbird, Callaloo, Glimmer Train, Iowa Review, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, and Quarterly West among other places. Gautier has received fellowships and residencies from The Carmago Foundation, The Château de Lavigny, Dora Maar/Brown Foundation, Disquiet International, Hawthornden, Kimbilio, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, the MacDowell Colony, the Ragdale Foundation, Ucross, VCCA, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.. For her body of work she has received the PEN/MALAMUD award.