When I was at the Texas Library Association convention last year, I asked the rep at the HMH booth which book she was most excited about and she handed me Vivian Apple. I thought it was going to be another YA contemporary about a teen questioning her faith, and perhaps there was an […]
Author: Katie Coyle
Katie Coyle grew up in Fair Haven, New Jersey, and has an MFA from the University of Pittsburgh. Her debut novel, VIVIAN APPLE AT THE END OF THE WORLD (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015), was named one of the forty best YA novels of all time by Rolling Stone, and was followed by a sequel, VIVIAN APPLE NEEDS A MIRACLE. Her short fiction has won the Pushcart Prize, and has been featured or is forthcoming in BEST AMERICAN NON-REQUIRED READING, One Story, The Southeast Review, and Critical Quarterly, among others. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, and blogs at katiecoyle.com.