Linda Phillips Ashour is the author of four novels: Speaking in Tongues, Joy Baby, Sweet Remedy, and A Comforting Lie.

Her articles and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Sun, and Mia. She has published short fiction in The Paris Review and The North American Review and is a contributor to My Father Married Your Mother: Dispatches from the Blended Family.

She has taught writing at UCLA Extension, has received a Beck fellowship from Denison University, and has been a fellow at Yaddo.

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