Molly Gloss is the author of several novels including The Jump-Off Creek, The Dazzle of Day, Wild Life, The Hearts of Horses and Falling From Horses, as well as the story collection Unforeseen. She writes both realistic fiction and science fiction, and her work has received, among other honors, a PEN West Fiction Prize, an Oregon Book Award, two Pacific Northwest Booksellers Awards, the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and a Whiting Writers Award. A fourth-generation Oregonian, she lives in Portland
Molly is available to speak to libraries and organizations, and as the keynote event for Common Reads. Lecture topics have included, among others, the art and craft of writing, the western mythology in American culture, and the roles of women in the literature of the West. Her novels have been selected for Everybody Reads by large cities (Seattle), small cities (Hood River) and rural communities (the Palouse). Contact her to book your next event.