Marginalia: Mona Awad
When writing her novel Bunny, Mona Awad created a setting that mimics Brown University in Providence, RI, one of the schools from which she earned a degree. Her main character, Samantha, is a lonely MFA student in a workshop with the “bunnies”--a group of rich air-kissing, hair-braiding, sweater-set donning young women who are a bit off. While Bunny dabbles in the magical, Awad grounds it in realism.
I recently spoke with Mona Awad about the novel. Here’s our conversation:
Bunny by Mona Awad was published by Viking.
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