Kali Fajardo-Astine

Kali Fajardo-Anstine is the nationally bestselling author of the novel Woman of Light and the widely acclaimed short story collection Sabrina & Corina, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of an American Book Award. She is a 2023 Guggenheim Fellow and the 2021 recipient of the Addison M. Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Fajardo-Anstine is the 2022–2024 Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State University. From Denver, Colorado, she is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Wyoming.

Book Jacket for Woman of Light by Kali Fajardo-Astine
Kalie Fajardo-Astine Headshot

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