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Photo courtesy of Rebecca Curtis

Rebecca Curtis

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Curtis

Rebecca Curtis is the author of Twenty Grand and Other Tales of Love & Money (HarperCollins, 2007) which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2007, a San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book of 2007, and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2007. It was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for Best First Fiction. Her fiction and essays have appeared in the New Yorker, Harper’s, Esquire, McSweeney’s, N+1, and elsewhere.

Curtis' stories have been performed by New York’s Symphony Space and Chicago’s Stories on Stage, and have been anthologized in The O’Henry Prize Stories. A recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Award and a Saltonstall Grant, she is a lecturer in Columbia University's Writing Program and is a contributor to Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art.

  • 2013