Maria Flook

Senior Distinguished Writer-in-Residence
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Maria Flook, a 2007 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Award recipient, is the author of the nonfiction books, My Sister Life: The Story of My Sister's Disappearance, (Pantheon, 1998) and New York Times Best Seller Invisible Eden: A Story of Love and Murder on Cape Cod (Broadway Books, 2003).

Her fiction includes the novels Open Water, Family Night, which received a PEN American/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Special Citation, Lux, (Little, Brown and Company, 2004), and a collection of stories, You Have the Wrong Man (Pantheon, 1996).  She has also published two collections of poetry, Sea Room and Reckless Wedding, winner of the Houghton Mifflin New Poetry Series. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, The New Criterion, TriQuarterly, and More Magazine among others.

 Flook - The Story of My Sister's Disappearance Flook - The Invisible Eden Flook - Open Water Flook - You Got The Wrong Man

About

Education

B.A., Roger Williams College
M.F.A., University of Iowa

Publications

Family Night

1993

Open Water

1994

My Sister Life: The Story of My Sister's Disappearance

1998

Invisible Eden: A Story of Love and Murder on Cape Cod

2003

Awards & Honors

PEN American/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Special Citation

1994

John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Award

2007