The Common Foundation – 2017 Author Postcard Auction
Auction Ends: Dec 10, 2017 09:00 PM EST

Memorabilia

Personalized Postcard from Hannah Tinti

Item Number
126
Estimated Value
Priceless
Sold
$160 USD to dh0c8be62
Number of Bids
12  -  Bid History

Item Description

Receive a handwritten note from acclaimed author of Animal Crackers & The Good Thief, Hannah Tinti.

Tinti's short story collection, Animal Crackers, has sold in sixteen countries and was a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway award. Her best-selling novel, The Good Thief, is a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, recipient of the American Library Association's Alex Award, winner of the The Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize, and winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club's New Voices Award. Her new novel, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, was published in March 2017 by The Dial Press (U.S.A.) and Tinder Press (U.K.), and has been optioned by director Matt Reeves/6th & Idaho, producer Michael Costigan/Cota Films & Endemol Shine. 

Hannah has worked at bookstores, magazines, publishing houses, and literary agencies. In 2002 she co-founded the award-winning magazine One Story and for 14 years was acting Editor in Chief. She is now Executive Editor. In 2009 she received the PEN/Nora Magid award for excellence in editing and in 2014 One Story won the AWP Prize for Best Small Press. In 2011, she joined the Public Radio program, Selected Shorts, as their Literary Commentator, interviewing authors and actors about the importance of literature and reading. 

Hannah is also a celebrated teacher of creative writing. She co-founded the Sirenland Writers Conference in Italy with Dani Shapiro, Michael Maren, and Antonio & Carla Sersale. She has taught writing at New York University's Graduate Creative Writing Program, Columbia University's MFA program, CUNY, and at the Museum of Natural History in New York City. 

She grew up in Salem, Massachusetts and lives in Brooklyn, New York (where she was recently named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture).

Special Instructions

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