US-Set Fiction by Region

Yes, some of these regions overlap; I’ve generally chosen the categorization I feel is the most appropriate for the book.

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Alaska

Appalachia

Bible Belt

California

Bay Area

SoCal

  • Milk Fed by Melissa Broder (LA)
  • The Kill Club by Wendy Heard (LA)
  • Broken People by Sam Lansky (LA)
  • Just By Looking at Him by Ryan O’Connell (LA)
  • The Guncle by Steven Rowley (Palm Springs)
  • We Play Ourselves by Jen Silverman (LA)

Deep South

  • Furnace Creek by Joseph Allan Boone

Mid-Atlantic

Midwest

Florida

Hawaii

New England

New York

NYC

Upstate

Ozarks

Pacific Northwest

Southeast

  • Dead Letters from Paradise by Ann McMan (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • Young God by Katherine Faw Morris (NC Hills)

Southwest

Texas

Border

  • Perpetual West by Mesha Maren

Major Cities

  • Memorial by Bryan Washington (Houston)

West

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