Shelly Oria

Art Discipline: 
Valencia, CA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Sep 7, 2009 to Oct 2, 2009

Shelly Oria was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Israel. She earned her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College in 2007. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney's, Quarterly West, cream city review, and the Spectrum Anthology among other places. She is currently completing her first story collection, New York 1, Tel Aviv 0, whose title story was awarded the 2008 Indiana Review Fiction Prize. 

Photo by Ian Gittler