Nona Caspers's Writings
The Short Review (Online)
This interview first appeared at The Short Review. The Short Review: How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? Nona Caspers: Oh, stories can percolate in my imagination for a long time, I don't even know when some of them started — and then they percolate some more draft by draft. TIME does some of the re-writing for me — time allows...
Nona Caspers's recent book of stories HEAVIER THAN AIR was awarded the Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction and was an Editors' Choice in the New York Times Book Review. "darkly funny, compassionate and unsentimental" said Booklist and "pungent" and "artful"...
Causes Nona Caspers Supports
Sierra Club, Environmental Defense Fund, Oakland All Star for supporting talented kids, 826 Valencia, Intersection for the Arts, Smile Train, Friend of the...
Nona’s Favorite Books
Oh, so many. Grace Paley Collection, Lydia Davis Almost No Memroy and Varieties of Disturbance, M. Merleau Ponty Phenomonology of Perception, Christopher...