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Jesmyn Ward



Jesmyn Ward is the author of Where the Line Bleeds, Salvage the Bones, and Men We Reaped. She is a former Stegner Fellow (Stanford University) and Grisham Writer in Residence at the University of Mississippi. She is an associate professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Non fiction
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Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (2011) : Salvage the Bones
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2018) : Sing, Unburied, Sing
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (2018) : Sing, Unburied, Sing


Jesmyn Ward recommends
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The Other's Gold (2019)
Elizabeth Ames
"A gorgeous book, compulsively readable, so full of texture and heartache, so bruised and beautiful."

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