Born and raised in rural New Hampshire, Allegra Hyde received her B.A. from Williams College and her M.F.A. from Arizona State University. Her debut story collection, Of This New World, won the John Simmons Short Fiction Award through the Iowa Short Fiction Award Series. Her first novel and a second story collection are forthcoming from Vintage.
A recipient of three Pushcart Prizes, Hyde's writing has also been anthologized in Best American Travel Writing, Best Women’s Travel Writing, Best of the Net, and Best Small Fictions. Her stories and essays have been widely published, appearing in Tin House, American Short Fiction, Kenyon Review, New England Review, The Threepenny Review, and other venues.
Hyde has received fellowships and grants from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Sewanee Writers' Conference, The Elizabeth George Foundation, the Lucas Artist Residency Program, the Jentel Foundation, The Virginia G. Piper Center, Writing Workshops in Greece, the National University of Singapore, the U.S. Fulbright Commission, and elsewhere.
She currently teaches at Oberlin College.
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