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Jennine Capó Crucet

JENNINE CAPÓ CRUCET is the author of four books, including the novel Make Your Home Among Strangers, which won the International Latino Book Award and was named a New York Times Editors’ Choice book, and the multiple award-winning story collection How to Leave Hialeah. Her essay collection My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfi nished Education, based on her columns in the New York Times, was longlisted for the PEN Open Book Award. She is a PEN/O. Henry Prize winner, and her writing has appeared on PBS NewsHour, NPR, and in The Atlantic, among other publications. Born and raised in Miami to Cuban parents, she now lives in North Carolina with her family.