Yannick Murphy

Yannick Murphy‘s fifth novel, This is the Water, will be published by HarperPerennial this August. She is the recipient of the Laurence L. & Thomas Winship/PEN New England Award, a Whiting Writer’s Award and a National Endowment for the Arts award. Her work has appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading and The O. Henry Prize Stories.

Beauty Shot

By Yannick Murphy

Maya had been attacked once. A man had followed her up the stairs of her building and held a long knife to her throat. He made her open the front […]