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Carrie Fountain


Carrie Fountain

Born and raised in Mesilla, New Mexico, Carrie Fountain’s debut collection of poems, BURN LAKE, was a National Poetry Series winner and was published in 2010 by Penguin. Penguin published her second collection, Instant Winner, in 2014. Her poems have appeared in Tin House, Poetry, and The New Yorker, among others. A former fellow at the James A. Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas, Fountain is writer-in-residence at St. Edward’s University in Austin, where she lives with her husband, playwright and novelist Kirk Lynn, and their two children. Her first novel, I'M NOT MISSING, will be published in June of 2018 by Flatiron Books. 

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Carrie Fountain

Books by Carrie Fountain

by Carrie Fountain - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

It’s senior year, and Miranda Black’s best friend, Syd, has run away, leaving behind nothing but a pink leopard print cell phone with a text message from the mysterious HIM. Everyone wants to know why Syd left, but the truth is, Miranda has no idea. Once abandoned by her mother, Miranda's been left to untangle the questions of why Syd left and whether she's worth saving, all while stumbling into her first love. How do you take on the future when it feels like so much of your past wasn’t even real?