tallent Gabriel Tallent

Gabriel Tallent was born in New Mexico and raised on the Mendocino coast by two mothers. He received his bachelor’s from Willamette University in 2010, and after graduation spent two seasons leading youth trail crews in the backcountry of the Pacific Northwest. Tallent lives in Salt Lake City. His brilliant and immersive debut novel, “My Absolute Darling,” will be released in August 2017.

News and Reviews:

Staff Review: “My Absolute Darling” (Left Bank Books)
Announcing the long list for the 2017 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize (The Center for Fiction)
The Man Booker prize 2017 longlist: who should be on it? (The Guardian)
Our guide to the best books for summer 2017 (The National)

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