Dana Spiotta now lives in upstate New York. Stone Arabia (2011) was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. Her novel Eat the Document (2006) was a National Book Award finalist. Her novel Lightning Field (2001) was a New York Times Notable Book of the year.
“Do you need an audience to create work, or does not having an audience liberate you and make you a truer artist?”
— Dana Spiotta, Stone Arabia
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Dana Spiotta’s "Innocents and Others" made me think about the shame I hear and project when I eavesdrop (unwillingly) on people sitting near me at the café....
The Incorporation Artist
IN DANA SPIOTTA’S Stone Arabia, Denise Kranis tries to convince her brother Nik to move in with her. He’s ...
Dana Spiotta interviewed by Michael Szalay
Novelist Dana Spiotta talks about her latest novel, Stone Arabia, her other work, and finding the connections between California and upstate ...