by Jessica Marx

Dana Spiotta

Dana Spiotta now lives in upstate New York.  Stone Arabia (2011) was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.  Her novel Eat the Document (2006) was a National Book Award finalist. Her novel Lightning Field (2001) was a New York Times Notable Book of the year.


“Do you need an audience to create work, or does not having an audience liberate you and make you a truer artist?”

— Dana Spiotta, Stone Arabia