Tony Tulathimutte

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Tony Tulathimutte
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Tulathimutte at the 2016 Texas Book Festival
Born (1983-09-01) 1 September 1983 (age 36)
Springfield, Massachusetts

Tony Tulathimutte (born September 1, 1983) is an American fiction writer. His short story "Scenes from the Life of the Only Girl in Water Shield, Alaska" received an O. Henry Award in 2008. [1] In 2016, he published his debut novel "Private Citizens", which was called "the first great Millennial novel" by New York Magazine . [2] Tulathimutte has bachelor's and master's degrees in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University.


Raised in South Hadley, Massachusetts, he currently attends the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and formerly worked as a writer and researcher on user experience topics. [3]




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  1. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2008
  2. Tulathimutte, Tony (2016-02-09). Private Citizens: A Novel. William Morrow Paperbacks. ISBN   9780062399106.
  3. "Tony Tulathimutte Archive". User Experience Magazine. Retrieved 2017-07-07.