country of citizenship:
United States of America
occupation: writer, novelist
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize
Kathleen Cambor is an American author. Her novels include The Book of Mercy, which received the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2001 for her second novel, In Sunlight, In a Beautiful Garden. The novel was selected as a New York Times Notable Book of 2001.
She was the director for the University of Houston creative writing program from 1997 to 2000. She is currently a visiting professor at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
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