Pamela Erens

Pamela Erens's second novel, The Virgins, will be published by Tin House Books in August 2013. Her debut novel, The Understory, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. 


Erens's short fiction and essays have appeared in a wide variety of literary, cultural, and mainstream publications, including Chicago Review, Boston Review, New England Review, The Literary Review, Tin House, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Millions, The New York Times, and O: The Oprah Magazine. For many years, Erens worked as a magazine editor, including at Glamour.