Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Aryn Kyle  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1978 in Peoria, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

She was born in Peoria, Illinois, raised in Colorado and now resides in New York.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kyle's writing has appeared in many publications including: ''The Atlantic Monthly'', ''Ploughshares'', ''The Georgia Review'', ''Best New American Voices 2005'' and ''Best American Short Stories 2007''.


Rona Jaffe Award National Magazine Award in fiction

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Boys and girls like you and me :
ISBN: 1416594817. OCLC Number: 419813121

Scribner,. .

Stories about the lives of girls and women.

The god of animals
ISBN: 9780743561532. OCLC Number: 122928700

Simon & Schuster Audio,. .

Sixth grader Alice Winston is having a rough year. Her older sister elopes. Her depressed mother won't get out of bed. Her father struggles to save their faltering horse ranch. And Alice's school pal drowns. Caught in a dizzying adult world, Alice soon faces challenges that threaten to shatter her dreams and her family.

The god of animals :
ISBN: 1416533257. OCLC Number: 180691153

Scribner,. .

Based on the author's National Magazine Award for Fiction-winning short story titled "The Foaling Season," the tale of rancher's daughter Alice Winston finds her helping to support the family business by boarding the horses of rich neighbors and leaving behind the innocence of her youth.