Hilary Leichter

Hilary performed for a SpeakTogether Student Matinee at Talent Unlimited High School on January 20, 2023, speaking on the theme, “Between the Lines.”

Hilary Leichter is the author of the novel Temporary, which was a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Prize, a NYTimes Editors’ Choice, and named a best book of 2020 by NPR, Elle, Vulture, and Publishers Weekly. Her work has appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Conjunctions, and Selected Shorts. Her new novel, Terrace Story, will be published in 2023. She teaches at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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