ABBIGAIL N. ROSEWOOD was born in Vietnam, where she lived until the age of twelve. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her debut novel, If I Had Two Lives, has been hailed as “a tale of staggering artistry” by The Los Angeles Review of Books and “a lyrical, exquisitely written novel” by The New York Journal of Books. The New Yorker called it “a dangerous fantasy world” that “double haunts the novel.” Her short fiction and essays can be found at The Southampton Review, Columbia Journal, The Adroit Journal, Electric Lit, DiaCritics, The Adirondack Review, Storyscape Journal, and others. An excerpt from If I Had Two Liveswon first place in the Writers Workshop of Asheville Literary Fiction Contest, and an excerpt from Abbigail’s second novel-in-progress was a finalist in the 49th New Millennium Writings Award.
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