Katie Kitamura most recent novel is Intimacies. Longlisted for the National Book Award and the Joyce Carol Oates Prize, it was one of The New York Times’s 10 Best Books of 2021 and a Barack Obama recommended read. Her previous novel, A Separation, was a finalist for the Premio von Rezzori and a New York Times Notable Book. She has twice been a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award and has received fellowships from the Lannan, Santa Maddalena, and Jan Michalski foundations. Her work has been translated into 19 languages and is being adapted for film and television. She teaches in the creative writing program at New York University.