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National Book Festival

Sena Jeter Naslund is the New York Times best-selling author of five novels, including "Ahab's Wife" (1999) and "Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette" (HarperCollins, 2006). She is currently Distinguished Teaching Professor and Writer in Residence at the University of Louisville and program director of the Spalding University brief-residency Master in Fine Arts in Writing. Recipient of the Harper Lee Award and the Southeastern Library Association Fiction Award, she is co-founder of "The Louisville Review" and the Fleur-de-Lis Press. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Sena Jeter Naslund