Aurelie Sheehan is the author of two novels, History Lesson for Girls and The Anxiety of Everyday Objects, as well as a short story collection, Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant. Her work has been published in journals including Alaska Quarterly Review, Conjunctions, Epoch, Fairy Tale Review, Fence, New England Review, Ploughshares, and The Southern Review. She has received a Pushcart Prize, a Camargo Fellowship, the Jack Kerouac Literary Award, and an Artist Project Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Aurelie is an associate professor of fiction at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
New Book: Jewelry Box: A Collection of Histories coming out with BOA Editions, Ltd. on October 15th!
Awesome review of said new book in Inside Higher Ed.
October 25, 2013, Antigone Books, Tucson, AZ, in celebration of xo Orpheus: FIfty New Myths, edited by Kate Bernheimer
November 14, 2013, University of Arizona Poetry Center, Tucson, AZ, with Farid Matuk
November 21, 2013, Powell's Books, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR, introduced by Peter Rock
February 4, 2014, Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ, with Melissa Pritchard
February 7, 2014, Antigone Bookstore, Tucson, AZ
February 21-23, 2014, Desert Nights, Rising Stars Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
February 26-March 1, 2014, Associated Writing Programs Conference, Seattle, WA
March 15-16, 2014, Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ
Agent: Ellen Levine, Trident Media Group