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Marie-Helene Bertino

Biography

Marie-Helene Bertino

Marie Helene-Bertino is the author of SAFE AS HOUSES, winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Prize. An Emerging Writer Fellow at New York’s Center for Fiction, she has spent six years as an editor and writing instructor at One Story. A Philadelphia native, she currently lives in Brooklyn.

Marie-Helene Bertino

Books by Marie-Helene Bertino

by Marie-Helene Bertino - Fiction

As three lost souls --- a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old; her fifth-grade teacher; and the owner of the legendary jazz club The Cat's Pajamas --- search for love, music and hope on the snow-covered streets of Philadelphia, together they will discover life’s endless possibilities over the course of one magical night.