Maile Meloy, an American author of fiction.
Maile Meloy, an American author of fiction. She was born in Helena, Montana, where she was also raised.
Meloy graduated from the University of California, Irvine with an M.F.A. in fiction, and holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard College, class of 1994. Meloy won the The Paris Review's Aga Khan Prize for Fiction for her story, "Aqua Boulevard," in 2001; the PEN/Malamud Award for her first collection of short stories, Half in Love, in 2003; and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004 In 2007, Granta included her on its list of the 21 "Best Young American Novelists." Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, and she is a frequent contributor to The New York Times. (Photo by Ringo Chiu/PHOTOFORMULA.com)