Katsu, Alma

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Nominations:

The Hunger (G.P. Putnam’s Sons), Novel, 2018

BIO: Alma Katsu is the award-winning author of The Hunger, a reimagining of the story of the Donner Party. The Hunger was on NPR’s list of 100 favorite horror stories, was named one of the best books of 2018 by Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, and won the 2018 Western Heritage Award for Best Novel. Her debut novel, The Taker, was one of Booklist’s Top Ten Debut Novels of 2011. She’s a graduate of the Johns Hopkins writing program and an alumni of the Squaw Valley Writers Conference.