Nathan Harris


Nathan Harris holds an MFA from the Michener Center at the University of Texas. His debut novel, The Sweetness of Water, was published by Little Brown in 2021, and was the summer selection of Oprah’s Book Club. It won the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, The Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction, and has been longlisted for the Booker Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, and the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and was included in President Obama’s Summer Reading List. He was also honored as one of 5 Under 35 by the National Book Foundation.