Nathan Harris

A 2021 National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” Honoree

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Nathan Harris is a 1-Time AALBC.com Bestselling Author

Nathan Harris holds an MFA from the Michener Center at the University of Texas. He is a recipient of the University of Oregon’s Kidd Prize and was a finalist for the Tennessee Williams Fiction Prize. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Harris’ debut novel, The Sweetness of Water, won the 2021 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. Harris’ novel tells a story set in the waning days of the Civil War. The tale is about an unlikely bond between two freedmen who are brothers and the Georgia farmer whose alliance will alter their lives, and his, forever.

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