Jim Nelson

Fiction Writer

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, A Concordance of One's Life, 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 & Prizes

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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.

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Adults, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
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Livermore, CA
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Last update: May 03, 2019