Olivia Clare

Olivia Clare is the author of a book of poems, The 26-Hour Day. Her book of short stories, Disasters in the First World, is out from Grove Atlantic in June 2017. She is the recipient of a 2014 Rona Jaffe Award for her fiction. Her stories and poems have appeared in The O. Henry Prize Stories, Granta, n+1, Boston Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. She holds master’s degrees from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the University of Southern California, as well as a PhD from the University of Nevada. She is an assistant professor in Creative Writing at Sam Houston State University.