Hannah Tinti

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Hannah Tinti
OccupationWriter, editor
Alma materConnecticut College,
New York University
Notable worksThe Good Thief
Notable awards

Hannah Tinti is an American writer and the co-founder of One Story magazine. She received the PEN/Nora Magid Award for Magazine Editing in 2009 for One Story.[1]


Ms. Tinti graduated from Connecticut College and has a Master's Degree from New York University.

Her first novel, The Good Thief, published in 2008, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year,[2] and received the American Library Association's Alex Award[3] and the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.[4] She also published a short story collection, Animal Crackers, which was among the runners-up for the PEN/Hemingway Award.[5] Her novel The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley was published in 2017.[6]


  • Animal Crackers, Review, 2005. ISBN 9780755307456, OCLC 938603988
  • The Good thief , 2008. ISBN 9781423385318, OCLC 972710275
  • The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, 2017. ISBN 9780812989885


  1. ^ "PEN American Center Announces 2009 Literary Award Recipients". PEN America Center. 4 May 2009. Retrieved 2015-02-14.
  2. ^ "New York Times Notable Books of 2008".
  3. ^ "2009 Alex Award". American Library Association. 2009. Retrieved 2015-02-14.
  4. ^ "Previous Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize Winners". The Center for Fiction. Retrieved 2016-07-02.
  5. ^ Tong, Vinnee (2008-08-31). "Suspense drives 'The Good Thief'". The Bulletin. Bend, Oregon. The Associated Press. Retrieved 2016-07-02.
  6. ^ "Fiction Review: The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley". Publisher's Weekly.

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