With a thriller’s sense of foreboding and the poetic language of literary fiction, Emily Fridlund’s daring debut novel, History of Wolves, tells an eerily quiet coming of age story. She is a master at describing the natural world and then weaving the elements of place and relationships into an unforgettable tale. A finalist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize, TC Boyle raves it is “as exquisite a first novel as I have ever encountered.”
Fridlund received her MFA in Fiction from Washington University in St. Louis and completed her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at University of Southern California. She lives in Ithaca, New York.