Jill Kandel

P.O. Box 304
Moorhead, MN 56561

Author's Bio

"So Many Africas: Six Years in a Zambian Village," Autumn House Press, 2015. Shortlisted for the Sarton Memoir Award. Essays published in The Missouri Review, The Gettysburg Review, River Teeth, The Pinch, Brevity, and Image. Workshops: CNF Panel Pittsburgh 2015. AWP reading/panel Seattle 2014. Readings: Too many to count! Bookstores, libraries, book clubs, special events, women's clubs.

Publications and Prizes

So Many Africas: Six Years in a Zambian Village
(Autumn House Press, 2015)
Becoming: What Makes a Woman
(University of Nebraska Press, 2014)
, Best Spiritual Writing 2012
(Penguin, 2011)
, The Magic of Memoir: Inspiration for the Writing Journey
(She Writes Press, 2016)
Apalachee Review, Brevity, Dust & Fire, Image Journal, Minnesota Literature, Missouri Review, Relief Journal, River Teeth, The Gettysburg Review, The Pinch, The Talking Stick: A Minnesota Literary Journal, Under the Sun
Prizes Won: 
Autumn House Press Nonfiction Prize. Sarton Women's Literary Award in Memoir. Missouri Review's Jeffrey E. Smith Editor's Choice Essay Award Runner-Up. Magic of Memoir Essay Award 2nd Place. Two Pushcart Nominations. Relief Journal, Editor's Choice Award. Carol Bly Award for CNF, Dust & Fire.

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer
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Born in: 
El Paso
Raised in: 
Valley City, ND
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Last updated: Nov 14, 2016