Antonya Nelson

Antonya Nelson

Antonya Nelson

ANTONYA NELSON is the author of eleven books of fiction (four novels and seven collections of stories) including Funny Once: Stories and Bound: A Novel. Nelson's work has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, Harper's, Redbook, and in many other magazines, as well as in anthologies such as Prize Stories, the O. Henry Awards, and Best American Short Stories. Her books have been New York Times Notable Books of 1992, 1996, 1998, and 2000; in 2000 Nelson was also named by the New Yorker as one of the "twenty young fiction writers for the new millennium." She is the recipient of the Rea Award for Short Fiction, a 2000-2001 NEA Grant, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Nelson teaches creative writing at the University of Houston and at Warren Wilson College.