Nona Caspers

Nona Caspers migrated to San Francisco from rural Minnesota and now teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University. Her book of stories, Heavier Than Air, received the Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction and was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. She is also the author of Little Book of Days, a story told in one hundred vignettes and prose poems. She lives in the city with her little dog, Edgar.

Spring 2013


By Nona Caspers

The previous receptionist had left the Barbie doll legs there on the corner of the desk, tan vinyl calves dangling over the edge, and during the sixteen months I worked […]