Alison Wisdom in conversation with Ashley Winstead - In Store

Born, raised, and based in Houston, Texas, Alison Wisdom has an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, received a novel-writing grant from Wedgwood Circle, and was a finalist for this year's Rona Jaffe Award. She has attended Tin House and the Lighthouse Writers Workshop, where she was a finalist for the Emerging Writers Fellowship. Alison's short stories have been published in Ploughshares, Electric Literature, The Rumpus, Indiana Review, and more.

Ashley Winstead is an academic turned novelist with a Ph.D. in contemporary American literature. She lives in Houston with her husband, two cats, and beloved wine fridge. You can find her at

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Friday, July 8, 2022 - 6:30pm

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Houston, TX 77005
The Burning Season: A Novel By Alison Wisdom Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063097582
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 5th, 2022

"This masterful novel combines readable, lyrical prose with a compelling plot and complex characters. . . . Wisdom weaves these tangled threads with overarching themes of how the patriarchy controls women’s minds and bodies." —Booklist (Starred Review)

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The Last Housewife: A Novel By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728229911
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 16th, 2022

"Deliciously unputdownable." —The Washington Post

"A stunning, disturbing thriller that will have your mind and heart racing." —Samantha Downing

In My Dreams I Hold a Knife: A Novel By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728243207
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - April 19th, 2022

"[A] mordant debut novel....examines what it means to covet the lives of others, no matter the cost."—The New York Times

"Tense, twisty, and packed with shocks."—Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of Survive The Night

Six friends.

One college reunion.

Fool Me Once By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
ISBN: 9781525899744
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Published: Graydon House - April 5th, 2022

"A simmering slow burn bursting with banter... This is a romance for anyone who's ever felt too messy to be loved."

--ROSIE DANAN, author of The Roommate

In this fierce and funny battle of the exes, Ashley Winstead's Fool Me Once explores the chaos of wanting something you used to have.