Jessica Anthony


Jessica Anthony is the author of three books of fiction, most recently the novel ENTER THE AARDVARK (Little, Brown & Co. 2020). Anthony’s novels have been published in over a dozen countries, and are featured in Time, Newsweek, Esquire, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times Book Review as an Editors’ Choice. Her short stories have been anthologized in Best New American Voices, Best American Nonrequired Reading, and appear widely in magazines. Anthony’s story about a female bullfighter, “The Death of Mustango Salvaje,” originally published by McSweeney’s, is currently in development with A24 for a limited TV series, CARNE DE PERRO (or DOG MEAT), written and directed by Amalia Ulman, and filmed in Spain. Her next novel, THE MOST, is forthcoming from Little, Brown & Co. and Penguin Random House UK in July 2024.