Dana Spiotta

Dana Spiotta is the author of Eat the Document, which was nominated for a National Book Award. Her first novel, Lightning Field, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the West. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and both the Rome Prize and the Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Spiotta teaches in the MFA program at Syracuse University and lives in New York with her husband and daughter.