“Terese Svoboda is one of those writers you would be tempted to read regardless of the setting or the period or the plot or even the genre.”
A Guggenheim fellow, Terese Svoboda is the author of 20 books.
She has won the Bobst Prize in fiction, the Iowa Prize for poetry,
an NEH grant for translation, the Graywolf Nonfiction Prize,
a Jerome Foundation prize for video, the O. Henry award for the short story,
and a Pushcart Prize for the essay. She is a three time winner of the New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship,
and has been awarded Headlands, James Merrill, Hawthornden, Hermitage, Yaddo, McDowell,
and Bellagio residencies. Her opera WET premiered at L.A.'s Disney Hall.