Amina Memory Cain is the author of the novel Indelicacy, a New York Times Editors’ Choice and staff pick at the Paris Review, finalist for the Rathbones Folio Prize and the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and longlisted for the Joyce Carol Oates Prize.  She is also the author of two collections of short stories. Her writing has appeared in Granta and the Paris Review Daily, and other places.

She lives in Los Angeles with her husband.