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Julie Orringer, Stanford in New York

Julie Orringer is the author of three award-winning books: How to Breathe Underwater, The Invisible Bridge, and The Flight Portfolio, which was the basis for the 2023 Top Ten Netflix series Transatlantic. A graduate of the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop and Stanford University's Stegner Fellowship program, she is the winner of the Paris Review’s Plimpton Prize, the Northern California Book Award, and the Jewish Library Association Award, among others; she has been longlisted for the Orange Prize, and has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Cullman Center at the New York Public Library, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and MacDowell. Her books have been New York Times bestsellers and Notable Books, have been chosen as required reading for all Stanford students, and have been translated into twenty-one languages. She teaches at New York University and Stanford, and lives with her husband and children in Brooklyn, where she is at work on a novel set in Iowa and Ireland.