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Interview on Dead Darlings

Thanks to Marc Foster at Dead Darlings for asking wonderful questions.


Lots of lists, for which I am very appreciative: Buzzfeed: “19 Awesome New Books…” HelloGiggles: Read More

BUSTLE’s Favorite 17 Books of September

This is a wonderful list of books that are coming out this month. “Aaron’s hero’s Read More

Where I Write

Scribner Magazine asked me to write a short piece about my writing space, which is known as the dungeon in our house, and provide a picture.

Center for Fiction Shortlist!

I love the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize longlist and am thrilled that AFTER THE PARADE made it to the shortlist!

Publishers Weekly Review

And this from PW: “On a sentence-by-sentence level, Ostlund’s prose is unmatched—smart, resonant, and imbued with beauty.”

Booklist Review

I love this Booklist (starred) review and especially like how it emphasizes entirely different aspects Read More

The first review of After the Parade: a star from Kirkus!

“Everything here aches, from the lucid prose to the sensitively treated characters to their beautiful Read More

THE MILLIONS: most anticipated books of the second half of 2015

What a great list!

Story on ‘Notables’ list in BASS 2014

I was very excited to learn that “The Gap Year,” which appeared in The Southern Review in Autumn 2013, has made the “Notables” list for the 2014 Best American Short Stories.