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Kiley Reid (born 1984) is an American novelist. She is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she was the recipient of the Truman Capote Fellowship. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Such A Fun Age is her first novel.

Kiley Reid is the author of books: Such a Fun Age, George Washington's Teeth, En skøn alder, Los Mejores A�os / Such a Fun Age, Ploughshares Fall 2019, Daisy Jones and The Six, The Flatshare, Such a Fun Age 3 Books Collection Set

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In the midst of a family crisis one late evening, white blogger Alix Chamberlain calls her African American babysitter, Emira, asking her to take toddler Briar to the local market for distraction. There, the security guard accuses Emira of kidnapping Briar, and Alix's efforts to right the situation turn out to be good intentions selfishly mismanaged.
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Ploughshares is an award-winning journal of new writing. Since 1971, Ploughshares has discovered and cultivated the freshest voices in contemporary American literature, and now provides readers with thoughtful and entertaining literature in a variety of formats. Find out why the New York Times named Ploughshares “the Triton among minnows.”

Available now are nine new Ploughshares Solos, longform stories and essays also collected in our annual fall issue. Edited by Editor-in-chief Ladette Randolph, the Fall 2019 collection of Solos features new longform work by Andrea Barrett, Kiley Reid, Lex Williford, and Tracy Daugherty, as well as Ian Stansel, Nancy Mays, Danielle Spencer, Christopher Peacock, and Susan Neville. The stories and essays in our longform issue are also available for individual purchase as e-books.

Read "George Washington's Teeth" by Kiley Reid:
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La novela revelaci�n que marca el nacimiento de una nueva estrella literaria. El debut que se ha catapultado a lo m�s alto de las listas a ambos lados del Atl�ntico.

Cuando a Emira la detienen en la tienda del barrio acomodado de la familia para la que trabaja de canguro, acus�ndola de haber secuestrado a la ni�a a la que cuida, no le cabe duda de que el motivo es el color de su piel. Emira quiere pasar p�gina, pero su jefa, Alix, est� dispuesta a lo que sea con tal de ayudarla y no va a permit�rselo.

Alix Chamberlain siempre consigue lo que quiere. No es consciente del privilegio que le otorgan su dinero y ser blanca, y la vida de Emira es lo m�s interesante que le ha pasado �ltimamente. Cuando ambas descubren que tienen en com�n mucho m�s de lo que cre�an, su forma de ver el mundo, e incluso a s� mismas, da un vuelco que pone sus vidas patas arriba.
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The Fall 2019 Issue, edited by Editor-in-chief Ladette Randolph, features new longform work by Andrea Barrett, Kiley Reid, Lex Williford, and Tracy Daugherty, as well as Ian Stansel, Nancy Mays, Danielle Spencer, Christopher Peacock, and Susan Neville.