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Nona Caspers

The Fifth Woman (novel), Nona Caspers' fifth book, received the Mary McCarthy Award and was a 2018 LAMBDA Literary Awards finalist, Foreword Indies Book of the Year SILVER medalist, IPPY Awards BRONZE Medalist.  Master's Review said it was one of the "22 books to watch out for this year".  She's received a National Endowment for the Arts,  Grace Paley Award (Heavier than Air: Stories), and Cultural Equity Grant and Award, among others.  Her fiction has appeared in Kenyon Review, Iowa Review, Glimmer Train, and The Sun.  She says "I am grateful most of all to my nieces for reading The Fifth Woman, and then reading it again, and loving it." She teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University, and lives in the city where she walks around with her very old little dog.

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