Portland Author Chelsea Bieker Discusses Her Short Story Collection “Heartbroke” and Her Next Novel [Willamette Week]

Don’t be fooled by the candy necklace cover. The stories in Portland author Chelsea Bieker’s Heartbroke are brimming with grit and misery—and just the right amount of wildness.

After the success of Bieker’s debut novel, Godshot, in 2020 (which was a finalist for both the Oregon and California Book Award, and was longlisted for The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize), she wrote Heartbroke (Catapult, 288 pages, $26), her first short story collection.

Read the full interview on Willamette Week

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