Andrea Barrett

Born in 1954 in Boston, Andrea Barrett is the author of nine books of fiction. She won the 1996 National Book Award for her fourth book, Ship Fever, a collection of short stories. In 2001 she was chosen as a fellow by the MacArthur Foundation, which described her work as utilizing “material from the history of science and social history of the late-seventeenth through nineteenth centuries, interweaving the interior domain of character development with the exterior world of scientific exploration.” Her novel Archangel was published in 2013.

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