Cynthia Shearer

Cynthia Shearer

Shearer-Cynthia

CYNTHIA SHEARER was born in Massachusetts and grew up in Georgia. After living for a number of years in Oxford, Mississippi, where she was a curator of Rowan Oak, the home of William Faulkner, she now resides with her husband and daughter in Texas. Her astonishing first novel, The Wonder Book of the Air, was published by Pantheon and received the 1996 prize for fiction from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters.

She is the author of:

The Celestial Jukebox: A Novel