Mary South is a graduate of Northwestern University and the MFA program in fiction at Columbia University, where she was a chosen for a Henfield scholarship. For many years, she has worked with Diane Williams as an editor at the literary journal NOON. She is also a former intern in The New Yorker’s fiction department and a Bread Loaf work-study fellow. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Believer, The Collagist, Conjunctions, Electric Literature, NOON, and Words Without Borders. The writer Maile Meloy awarded her story “Not Setsuko” an honorable mention in the Zoetrope: All Story fiction contest. She lives in New York.
Her debut collection of short stories YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN will be published by FSG and Picador in 2020.
Mary South is represented on behalf of Cynthia Cannell in the US.