Saturday, February 14, 2009

What is Antonya Nelson reading?

The current featured contributor to Writers Read: Antonya Nelson, author of the newly published short story collection Nothing Right (Bloomsbury, 2009).

Nelson's books include the short story collections Some Fun and In The Land Of Men, 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. Her books have been New York Times Notable Books of 1992, 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002, and she was named in 1999 by The New Yorker as one of the “twenty young fiction writers for the new millennium.”

Read more about Antonya Nelson's new short story collection, Nothing Right.

See what she has been reading at Writers Read: Antonya Nelson.

--Marshal Zeringue