Marisa Silver

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Marisa Silver is the author of the novel Little Nothing, published in September 2016. Her other novels include Mary Coin, a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Southern California Independent Bookseller’s Award. The God of War, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, and No Direction Home. Her first collection of short stories, Babe in Paradise was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and was a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. When her second collection, Alone With You was published, The New York Times called her “one of California’s most celebrated contemporary writers.” Her fiction has been included in The Best American Short Stories, the O. Henry Prize Stories, as well as other anthologies. She lives in Los Angeles. For more, visit

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Books by this Author

Alone With You
The God of War


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Art can be anything.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. dangling participles, and I don't like curtains. Dangling things, I guess.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. The desire to control. Especially as regards kids!

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading/day dreaming

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Having regrets. They are useless.