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“Vanessa Veselka is something like a literary comet: bright-burning, far-reaching, rarely seen, and a little dangerous.” —Tom Bissell

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WRITING

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“A magnificent beast of a novel. One of the rare novels that understands the realities of American poverty. Epic.”
–Roxane Gay

The Great Offshore Grounds
2020 National Book Award Longlist, Winner Oregon Book Award

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“Electric, visionary,
I think it will always be
a bellwether of a novel.” – Alexander Chee

Zazen
Winner 2012 PEN / Robert W. Bingham Award for debut fiction

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OTHER WRITING