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Aryn Kyle

Born: 1978 in Peoria, Illinois
Pen Name: None

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

Biography: 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

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Aryn Kyle on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

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

Scribner, New York : 2010.

Stories about the lives of girls and women.

The god of animals
ISBN: 9780743561532 OCLC: 122928700

Simon & Schuster Audio, New York : ℗2007.

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: 180691153

Scribner, New York : 2008.

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.