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Stephen O’Connor

Stephen-O'ConnorStephen O’Connor is the author of the novel Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings, recently published by Viking-Penguin; two collections of short fiction, Here Comes Another Lesson and Rescue; and two works of nonfiction, Will My Name Be Shouted Out?, a memoir, and Orphan Trains; The Story of Charles Loring Brace and the Children He Saved and Failed, a historical biography. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker and Best American Short Stories, among many other places. His story, “Ziggurat,” was read by Tim Curry on Selected Shorts. He teaches in the Sarah Lawrence MFA writing program.