Bonnie Nadzam's first novel, Lamb, won the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. The book was made into an award-winning independent film, Lamb. Nadzam is co-author of Love in the Anthropocene with environmental ethicist Dale Jamieson. Her second novel, Lions was a Finalist for the PEN USA Literary Award in Fiction. Her third novel, 31, is forthcoming. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Environmental Studies from Carleton College, a Master of Fine Arts fromArizone State University and an MA and PhD from the University of Southern California. She lives in Minnesota with her family.