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Book-of-the-Week Winners: The Green Shore

Our most recent feature was Natalie Bakopoulos’s debut, The Green Shore, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: Linda Howard Urbach (@LindaUrbach) Kerrie N. Farris (@Caerii) Jane Hawley (@janenhawley) Congrats! To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!


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Book of the Week: The Green Shore, by Natalie Bakopoulos

This week’s feature is Natalie Bakopoulos’s debut novel, The Green Shore, which is just out in paperback from Simon & Schuster. Bakopoulos, who we’re proud to call one of our Contributing Editors, has published work in Granta, Salon, the New York Times, Glimmer Train, Ninth Letter, and Tin House. Her short fiction has received a 2010 O. Henry Award, a Hopwood Award, and the Platsis Prize for Work on the Greek Legacy. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Camargo Foundation and the Sozopol Fiction Seminars, as well as a residency from the MacDowell Colony. She received her MFA […]


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“Plot is a Blueprint of Human Behavior”: An Interview with Natalie Bakopoulos

Natalie Bakopoulos’s debut novel, The Green Shore, is just out in paperback in the US, and has been recently released in Bulgaria as Зеленият бряг. Bistra Velichkova talks with Bakopoulos about her recent time in Bulgaria as a Sozopol Fiction Seminar Fellow, the historical events of the military dictatorship of Greece (1967-1973) that inspired her novel, and how—in the words of Richard Beard—”plot is a blueprint of human behavior.”


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Book-of-the-Week Winners: The Green Shore

For the last two weeks we’ve been featuring Natalie Bakopoulos’s debut novel The Green Shore, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: John Yunker (@TouristTrail) Jennifer Solheim (@JenniferSolheim) Nona Sebastian (@cNonaSebastian) Congrats! To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!


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Book of the Week: The Green Shore, by Natalie Bakopoulos

This week’s feature is Contributing Editor Natalie Bakopoulos‘s debut novel, The Green Shore (Simon & Schuster), which releases today. Set in Athens and Paris during the military dictatorship of Greece (1967-1974), the book traces one family’s experience of love and resistance as they negotiate the rule of the Colonels and the fallout from the junta. Bakopoulos holds an MFA in Fiction from the University of Michigan, where she now teaches. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Ninth Letter, Salon, The New York Times, and Granta Online, and received a 2010 O. Henry Award, a Hopwood Award, and a Platsis […]



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