Jennine Capó Crucet

Photo of Flannery O'Connor Award judge Jennine Capó CrucetJennine Capó Crucet is the author of Make Your Home among Strangers, winner of the International Latino Book Award and cited as a best book of the year by NBC Latino, the Guardian, and the Miami Herald; and of How to Leave Hialeah, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award and the John Gardner Book Prize. A contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and a recipient of an O. Henry Prize, she is currently an associate professor at the University of Nebraska. Her essay collection, My Time among the Whites, was published by Picador in September 2019.