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Antonya will discuss her new book of short stories, Nothing Right, as well as other works, and her contribution to Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape.

Antonya Nelson is the author of six short story collections, including Nothing Right (Bloomsbury, 2009), and three novels (Talking in Bed, Nobody’s Girl, and Living to Tell). Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, Harper’s, Redbook and many other magazines, as well as in anthologies such as Prize Stories: the O. Henry Awards and Best American Short Stories. She is the recipient of the 2003 Rea Award for Short Fiction, as well as NEA and Guggenheim Fellowships, and teaches in the Warren Wilson MFA Program, as well as in the University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program. She lives in Telluride, Colorado, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Houston, Texas.

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