Mary Beth Keane

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Mary Beth Keane (born 1977) is an American writer of Irish parentage. She is the author of The Walking People[1] and Fever.[2] In 2011 she was named one of the National Book Foundation's "5 under 35," and in 2015 she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Fiction.

Born in the Bronx, New York City, and raised in Pearl River, New York, Keane attended Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, New Jersey, and Barnard College, Columbia University, receiving her B.A. in English Literature in 1999. She later attended the University of Virginia, where she earned her M.F.A. in Fiction in 2005. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Daily Beast, The Antioch Review, New York Stories, The Recorder, The Baltimore Review, and elsewhere.

Keane lives outside New York City with her husband and their two sons.

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  1. ^ Mary Beth, Keane (2009). The walking people (1st Mariner Books ed.). Boston, MA: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 9780547394367. OCLC 759834631. 
  2. ^ Mary Beth, Keane (2013). Fever. New York: Scribner. ISBN 9781451693416. OCLC 800031459. 
  3. ^ "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation | Current". Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  4. ^ "Mary Beth Keane | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster". Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  5. ^ Keane, Mary Beth (2013). Fever. Scribner. p. 320. ISBN 1451693419. 
  6. ^ "The New York Times". Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
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