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October 2019

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April 2019

  • Red Clocks wins the 2019 Oregon Book Award for Fiction, judged by Kim Fu, Hannah Pittard, and J. Robert Lennon.

March 2019

February 2019

  • The Red Clocks paperback has gone into its third printing!

January 2019

  • Red Clocks is a finalist for the Oregon Book Award (Ken Kesey Award in Fiction). Winners announced at the Oregon Awards ceremony on April 22, hosted by Cheryl Strayed.

  • At Nylon, I remember advice from Kate Bernheimer about writing habits and rituals.

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December 2017

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August 2017

  • "25 Must-Read Books," Fall 2017 (PopSugar).

  • I'm lucky to have blurbs on Red Clocks from Emily Fridlund, Kelly Link, Maggie Nelson, Alissa Nutting, Christine Schutt, and Lidia Yuknavitch. Grateful to these spectacular writers for their generosity.

June 2017

  • "Top 10 Literary Fiction," Fall 2017 (Publishers Weekly).

  • Red Clocks at Book Expo 2017: "Among the books at the show being compared to The Handmaid's Tale (and there were a few), one stood out: Leni Zumas’s Red Clocks. Lee Boudreaux, who is publishing the debut [sic] novel through her eponymous imprint at Little, Brown, in January, said the book, set in an America where abortion is illegal, is about what it means to be a mother" (Publishers Weekly), June 2017.