Tupelo Hassman

Tupelo Hassman‘s debut novel, Girlchild (FSG) is a winner of the American Library Association’s ALEX Award. Her work has been anthologized in 100WordStory’s Nothing Short of (April 2018 from Outpost19) and in Drivel: Deliciously Bad Writing By Your Favorite Authors (TarcherPerigree). Her short fiction, Breast Milk, won Quiet Lightning’s inaugural chapbook competition. Tupelo’s work has also appeared in The Boston Globe, Harper’s Bazaar, The Independent, The Portland Review, Imaginary Oklahoma, Zyzzyva, and elsewhere. Tupelo is the recipient of the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen Award, the Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award, and is the first American to win London’s Literary Death Match. Her second novel, Gods With A Little G, is forthcoming from FSG in 2019.


Tupelo’s on track 3 of the Quiet Lightning album,

which takes its title from her essay “The Week After: Some Days But Mostly Night”,

choices for others:


See also:

The Write Stuff profile of Tupelo

Breast Milk release party