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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction




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Butler lives in Chicago. She graduated with a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2008.

Biographical and Professional Information

Halle Butler is a writer whose work has been published in Hobart, Proximity Magazine, and redlightbulbs. She also co-writes movies, the most recent of which, Crimes Against Humanity, has screened at the Gene Siskel Film Center and Doc Films. She has been named a National Book Award Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree and a Granta Best Young American Novelist.

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