Heidi Pitlor is the author of the novels The Birthdays (2005) and The Daylight Marriage (2015). Pitlor has been published in Ploughshares, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Huffington Post, Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today’s Best Women Writers, and elsewhere. Pitlor has been featured and interviewed in The New Yorker, NPR, WNYC, and The New York Times Book Review.
Pitlor has been the series editor of The Best American Short Stories since 2007 and has worked with such authors as Richard Russo, Elizabeth Strout, Salman Rushdie, T.C. Boyle, Junot Díaz and Jennifer Egan. In 2015, she co-edited with Lorrie Moore 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories and she worked also with a consortium of public libraries (including the New York Public Library and San Francisco Public Library) to curate the first short story app, available to library members. She lives with her twin daughter and son, and her husband outside Boston.
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