Leni Zumas is the author of the story collection Farewell Navigator and the novel The Listeners. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Granta, The Times Literary Supplement, BOMB, Tin House and elsewhere. Her bestselling novel, Red Clocks, was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and was named a Best Book of 2018 by The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Entropy, and the New York Public Library. It also won the 2019 Oregon Book Award (Ken Kesey Award for Fiction). Zumas directs the creative writing program at Portland State University.
With Red Clocks, Zumas has written a novel that’s political without being doctrinaire, that expands the dimensions of our most pressing social debate.” — The Washington Post