Jim Nelson

San Francisco, CA 94102

Author's Bio

Jim Nelson’s most recent novels are Hagar’s Mother and Bridge Daughter (Kindle Press, 2016). Other books include Everywhere Man and Edward Teller Dreams of Barbecuing People. His work has also appeared in North American Review, Confrontation, Watchword, Instant City, and other fine venues. He holds a B.A. in English and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. A California native, Jim lives in San Francisco.

Publications and Prizes

Confrontation, North American Review, Red Wheelbarrow, SmokeLong Quarterly, Switchback, Watchword Press
Prizes Won: 
Leo Litwak Award in Short Fiction. Clark College Fiction Prize (First Place). Red Wheelbarrow Fiction Award (First Place). Webby Award nomination.

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
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Raised in: 
Livermore, CA
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Last updated: Jun 01, 2018