In our first interview with a novelist, we speak with Jennifer Haigh about Heat and Light, her novel about fracking in rural Pennsylvania.
Jennifer Haigh is the author of Heat and Light. Her previous books include Faith, The Condition, Baker Towers, and Mrs. Kimble, winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction, and the short story collection News from Heaven, winner of the Massachusetts Book Award and the PEN New England Award in Fiction. Her short stories have been published in Granta, Electric Literature, The Best American Short Stories and many other places. A native of western Pennsylvania and a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she now lives in Boston.