About the Author

full_photoTaraShea Nesbit’s first book, The Wives of Los Alamos, was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection, an Indies Choice Debut Pick, an Amazon Best Book of the Month, and winner of two New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Her writing has been featured in SalonFourth GenreQuarterly WestThe Collagist, The GuardianIowa ReviewNecessary Fiction, The Los Angeles Review of Books Fiction Issue, and elsewhere.  She grew up in Dayton, Ohio, one of the lesser-known Manhattan Project locations. She is an Assistant Professor of Fiction and Nonfiction at Miami University in Ohio.