Heartbroke brims over with each character's attempt to salvage grace where they can find it. Told in bright, snapping prose that reveals a world of loss and love underneath, Chelsea Bieker brilliantly illuminates a golden yet gothic world of longing and abandonment under an unrelenting California sun.
Chelsea Bieker is the author of the novel Godshot, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award, long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, and named an NPR Best Book of the Year and a Barnes & Noble Fiction Pict. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Granta, The Cut, McSweeney's Literary Hub, Electric Literature, and other publications. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award and a MacDowell Fellowship. Originally from California's Central Valley, she now lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and two children.