Photo by Polly Antonia Barrowman

Photo by Polly Antonia Barrowman

Amina Memory Cain is the author of the novel Indelicacy, a New York Times Editors’ Choice and finalist for the Rathbones Folio Prize and the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, published in February 2020 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, and two collections of short fiction, Creature and I Go To Some Hollow. Her new book, A Horse at Night: On Writing, will come out in October of 2022 with Dorothy, a publishing project in the US and Daunt Books in the UK. Her writing has appeared in Granta, The Paris Review Dailyn+1BOMB, LA Times, Believer Logger, and other places.

She has also co-curated literary events, such as When Does It or You Begin?, a month long festival of writing, performance, and video at Links Hall in Chicago, Both Sides and The Center, a summer festival of readings and performances enacting various levels of proximity, intimacy, and distance at the MAK Center/Schindler House in West Hollywood, and the Errata Salon, a talk/lecture series at Betalevel in Los Angeles’ Chinatown.

She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, writer Amarnath Ravva, where she is at work on a new novel. You can sometimes find her online on Twitter (@aminamemory) & Instagram (@amina_memory).

Represented by Melissa Flashman at Janklow & Nesbit.