Frances de Pontes Peebles

Frances de Pontes Peebles is the author of the novels The Seamstress and The Air You Breathe. Her stories have appeared in the O. Henry Prize Stories anthology and numerous journals. A native of Pernambuco, Brazil, she holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and is a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellow in Literature.

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