Stacia Pelletier

Read. Write. Revise. Repeat.

Stacia Pelletier is the author of Accidents of Providence and The Half Wives, both of which were shortlisted for the Townsend Prize in Fiction. She earned graduate degrees in religion and historical theology from Emory University. She has been a Woodruff Fellow, a W.M. Keck Foundation Fellow, and a fellow of the Hambidge Center. She works at Emory University as a speechwriter and has taught creative writing at Candler School of Theology, Wake Forest School of Divinity, and the University of North Georgia.  


Praise for

The Half Wives

“Part historical fiction, part heartbreaking romance, part bildungsroman, this book takes readers on a journey rich with detail and darkness.” – Seattle Book Review

News and Updates


Decatur Book Festival 2018

I'm thrilled to be serving as a moderator for what should be a really interesting panel (please ignore the DBF's misspelling in their title, though! The editor in me wants to take a red pen and correct it for them): Socialites and Sororities, on September 1 at 5:30...

3rd Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference

It's an honor to be joining fellow writers for the 3rd Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference, 22-23 September, at the Decatur Library in downtown Decatur, GA. Come on out and join the fun!

Join me for “Write Your First Novel”

North Georgia friends! I'm teaching a lifelong learning class (what other kind of learning is there?), "Write Your First Novel," at UNG-Dahlonega on Monday nights, 6-8 pm, for a few weeks this fall. It should be fun and I hope it draws an interesting mix of locals and...


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Literary Agent

Henry Dunow

      Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency

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