avatar for Christine Sneed

Christine Sneed

Christine Sneed is the author of the book of stories "The Virginity of Famous Men" as well as the novels "Paris, He Said" and "Little Known Facts," and the story collection "Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry," which was a 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist for the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction. She received the Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction, Ploughshares' Zacharis First Book Award, the Chicago Writers Association's Book of the Year Award, and the Society of Midland Authors Award for Best Adult Fiction of 2013. Her stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. Christine Sneed now lives in Pasadena, CA.