C. Morgan Babst
THE FLOATING WORLD (Algonquin, 2017)

C. Morgan Babst is a native of New Orleans. She studied writing at NOCCA, Yale, and NYU, where she was a Goldwater Fellow. Her essays and short fiction have appeared in such journals as The Oxford American, Guernica, the Butter, the Harvard Review, jmww, and the New Orleans Review, and her piece, “Death Is a Way to Be,” was honored as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2016. The Floating World is her first novel.