Mary Gordon

Mary Gordon is the author of six novels; the memoirs The Shadow Man and Circling My Mother; and a collection of short stories. She is the recipient of a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the 1997 O. Henry Award for best story, and the 2007 Story Prize. Currently New York's official State Author, she teaches at Barnard College and lives in New York City.

Recent Posts by Mary

Prodigal Son

The running father, the starving son, the fatted calf, the husks, and the unbearable question.