About

 

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Nora 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

More Fun with Nominations

The American Literary Review nominated “Miss Thailand Country Band” for a Pushcart. I wrote that story ten years ago with a prompt from writer, Jim Heynan: Write about something that is off-limits.

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.