country of citizenship:
United States of America
occupation: author, novelist, writer
Alex Shakar is an American novelist and short story writer. His novel Luminarium (Soho Press, 2011) received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction. His first novel, The Savage Girl, was chosen as a "Notable Book" by The New York Times, was a Book Sense 76 Pick, and has been translated into six foreign languages.
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