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Andrew Porter
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Andrew Porter is the author of the story collection The Theory of Light and Matter. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has received a Pushcart Prize, a James Michener/Copernicus Fellowship, and the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. His work has appeared in One Story, The Threepenny Review, and on public radio’s Selected Shorts. Currently, he teaches fiction writing and directs the creative writing program at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

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In Between Days

Written by Andrew Porter


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

From a commanding new voice in fiction comes a novel as perceptive as it is generous: a portrait of an American family trying to cope in our world today, a story of choices and doubts and transgressions.

The Hardings are teetering on the brink. Elson—once one of Houston’s most promising architects, who... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

In Between Days

Written by Andrew Porter


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Theory of Light and Matter

Written by Andrew Porter


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $14.00

These ten stories take us across the country—from rural Pennsylvania to Southern California to suburban Connecticut—and deep into characters struggling to find meaning in their day-to-day lives. The Theory of Light and Matter is a stunningly astute vision of contemporary American suburbia, full of tension, heartbreak, and emotional complexity—the work of... Read more >
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