Berriault, Gina

Biography

Gina Berriault was an American novelist and short story writer. She published four novels and three short story collections, including the collection Women in Their Beds, which won the PEN/Faulkner award for fiction and a National Book Critics Circle Award. Berriault was also the recipient of a Rea Award for the Short Story, a Gold Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California, a Pushcart Prize, and several O'Henry prizes.