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<h2 class="nci-h2-featured">Julie Orringer is the 21st Zale-Kimmerling Writer-In-Residence (2006)


Julie Orringer was born in 1973 in Miami, Florida. She is a graduate of Cornell University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

Orringer's short stories have appeared in many publications including The Paris Review, McSweeney's, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The Best American Non-Required Reading, among others. Her first book, How to Breathe Underwater, was published in 2003 and includes nine short stories. A novel, The Invisible Bridge, is forthcoming in 2010.

Julie Orringer's awards include the Paris Review's Discovery Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, the Yale Review Editors' Prize, and a 2004-5 NEA grant for her current project, The Invisible Bridge

by Michelle Sands

edited by Crystal Kile


The Invisible Bridge (2010)

How to Breathe Underwater (2003)

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