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Nancy Zafris

Nancy Zafris

Nancy Zafris Biography

Nancy Zafris is the author of two novels, Lucky Strike and The Metal Shredders, and a book of stories, The People I Know. She is a winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, as well as the Ohioana Library Association Award. Her stories have appeared in numerous literary magazines and she is Fiction Editor of The Kenyon Review.

Nancy teaches each June at the Kenyon Review summer writer's workshop.

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This biography was last updated on 08/06/2010.

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Lucky Strike
Lucky Strike

by Nancy Zafris

By turns meditative and funny, frightening, witty and refreshingly wise, Lucky Strike explores the ways that language simply put can mine the inexpressible. In the process, a young widow and her two children learn much about uranium but even more about the nature of the love that binds them.
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