About

 

1909716_20794630879_9746_nNora Bonner is a fiction writer and writing instructor from Detroit, Michigan. Her stories have appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies, including Shenandoah, Quarterly West, Juked, the Indiana Review, the North American Review, Hobart, and the Best American Non-Required Reading.

She’s been awarded a scholarship to ¬†attend a summer workshop at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and a residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. She has degrees from the University of Michigan, Miami of Ohio, and Florida State University. Currently, she lives in Atlanta where she is enrolled in the PhD program in Creative Writing at Georgia State.

Latest

Nominated

I’m excited to have my lyric essay, “Variables” included on Cahoodaloodaling’s list of nominations for the Best Small Fictions anthology. Many thanks to Raquel Thorne and the journal’s team for letting me be a part of such a cool issue. The journal’s latest issue, Joysticks, is also fun and full of punchy pieces. Special bonus–the …

Interview up at Potomac Review

Two interns for the literary journal interviewed me about my theater background, my time living in Bangkok, and my obsession with point of view (among other things). You can read about it here.

“Ready for Glory” is up at Carolina Quarterly, and a few words about my DUBLINERS Project.

Carolina Quartly has published my story, “Ready for Glory,” on their website this week. This is the first I’ve published from an ongoing project I’ve been working on as part of my Ph.D, which is to “adapt” (I put quotes because I’m still trying to figure out what that means) the stories in James Joyce’s …