A powerful tale of a young woman’s quest to unearth her identity, lost between cultures and families.
Kirsten Dinnall Hoyte
KIRSTEN DINNALL HOYTE grew up in Lexington, MA. She is the winner of two Astraea Foundation awards: the 2005 Emerging Lesbian Writer Award and the 2001 Claire of the Moon Award. She has a BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MFA from the University of Iowa. Her fiction, essays, and poetry have appeared in various publications, including the Harvard Review, the Minnesota Review, and Sojourner. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Harvard University. She lives and works in Concord, Massachusetts. Black Marks is her first novel.