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Smyles, Iris

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Iris Smyles’ stories and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The New York Obseirrver, BOMB, Best American Travel Writing 2015, and other publications.

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Iris Has Free Time, Soft Skull Press, 2013

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Dating Tips for the Unemployed, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, June 2016

PRAISE FOR IRIS HAS FREE TIME

“Iris Smyles has created in “Iris Smyles” an irresistible anti-heroine whose innocent iconoclasm startles and captivates.” — Frederic Tuten

Iris Has Free Time is a hilarious, lyrical, and wise book about youth—its beauty, its folly, and the belief it will go on forever even as it’s slipping away. You will love this book.” – Diane Keaton

“Iris Smyles has reinvented Sally Bowles and Holly Golightly for the 21st century—with this difference: she inhabits rather than observes her appealing character.” – Edmund White

“Smyles, the author not the character, depicts a particular moment in time—that awkward place between being a kid and being an adult—and the results are often hilarious, often tinged with sadness, but always authentic.” – Booklist

Copyright Irene Skolnick Literary Agency 2016