Jessica Lott’s debut novel

Looking for a literary summer read? Simon & Schuster has just published The Rest of Us, a debut novel by Jessica Lott (Fiction 2004). Congratulations, Jessica!

The Rest of Us chronicles an affair between a young student and her older professor. Publishers Weekly has praised the book as “a finely wrought story, insightfully detailing the anguish of intense love and the struggles of an aspiring artist.”

Jessica Lott is a New York City–based fiction and arts writer. Her novella Osin won the Novella Award from Low Fidelity Press, judged by Aimee Bender. In addition to Osin, she has published short fiction, essays, and art reviews in the U.S. and internationally, including the New York Times, frieze, and NY Arts; her art criticism won the Arts Writer’s Prize from the Frieze Foundation in London, and has been translated into Spanish for Errata# in Bogotá. At Boston University she won the Graduate Fiction Award, and she holds an MA in English and American Literature from Washington University in St. Louis.

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