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Ashley Wurzbacher

Ashley Wurzbacher’s writing has appeared in The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, The Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Gettysburg Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA from Eastern Washington University and her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston. Originally from Titusville, Pennsylvania, she currently lives in Birmingham, Alabama and teaches creative writing at the University of Montevallo.
Her debut short story collection, Happy Like This, is the winner of the 2019 John Simmons (Iowa) Short Fiction Award, a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, and a New York Times Editors’ Choice.