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Amity Gaige

Biography

Amity Gaige

Amity Gaige is the author of three novels: O MY DARLING (2005), THE FOLDED WORLD (2007) and SCHRODER (2013).

Amity was the recipient of the Foreword Book of the Year Award for 2007, and in 2006, she was recognized as one of the “5 Under 35” outstanding emerging writers by the National Book Foundation. Amity is the winner of a Fulbright Fellowship, fellowships at the MacDowell and Yaddo colonies, and a Baltic Writing Residency. Her short stories, essays and reviews have appeared in publications such as The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, O Magazine, the Literary Review, The Yale Review, One Story, and elsewhere. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, and is the current Visiting Writer at Amherst College.

Amity Gaige

Books by Amity Gaige

by Amity Gaige - Fiction

Attending a New England summer camp, young Eric Schroder adopts the last name Kennedy to more easily fit in. SCHRODER relates the story of Eric's urgent escape years later to Lake Champlain, Vermont, with his six-year-old daughter in an attempt to outrun the authorities amid a heated custody battle with his wife, who will soon discover that her husband is not who he says he is.