Dawn Tripp’s fourth novel, Georgia, is a national bestseller and was a finalist for the 2016 New England Book Award and winner of the 2017 Mary Lynn Kotz Award for Art in Literature.
Georgia is a dazzling work of historical fiction which brings the iconic artist Georgia O’Keeffe to life, explores her love affair with photographer Alfred Stieglitz, and follows her quest to become an independent artist. A breathtaking work of imagination, Georgia is the story of a passionate young woman and her search for love and artistic freedom, which The New York Times called “Complex and original, Georgia conveys O’Keeffe’s joys and disappointments, rendering both the woman and the artist with keenness and consideration.”
Tripp is the author of three previous novels: Game of Secrets, Moon Tide, and The Season of Open Water, which won the Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction. Her short story Mojave was published in Gay Magazine in June, 2019.Her essays have appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review, Harvard Review, AGNI, Conjunctions, and NPR, among other publications. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and lives in Massachusetts with her family. Her fifth novel will be published by Random House in 2021.