Marie-Helene Bertino

Marie-Helene Bertino

novelist

Biography

Marie-Helene Bertino’s debut novel 2 A.M. At the Cat’s Pyjamas is a Barnes & Noble Fall ’14 Discover Great New Writers pick and a Best Book of 2014 at NPR, Popsugar, Flavorwire, Buzzfeed, and others. Her debut collection of short stories Safe As Houses received The 2012 Iowa Short Fiction Award and was named an Outstanding Collection by The Story Prize. She teaches in the Creative Writing Department at NYU, the low-residency MFA program at IAIA (Institute of American Indian Arts), and for One Story’s Summer Workshop, where she was Associate Editor. For more information, please visit: www.mariehelenebertino.com.