Jennine Capó Crucet

Jennine Capó Crucet is a Miami-born Cuban writer. Her debut story collection, How to Leave Hialeah, won the 2009 Iowa Short Fiction Prize, the 2010 John Gardner Book Award, the 2010 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award, and was named a Best Book of the Year by the Miami Herald, the Miami New Times, and the Latinidad List. The title story from the collection won a PEN/O. Henry Prize and appears in the 2011 PEN/O. Henry Prize Anthology. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Florida State University.

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