Antonya Nelson

Antonya Nelson is the author of four novels and seven short story collections, including Funny Once. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, Harper’s, Redbook,  and may other magazines. She holds the Cullen Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Houston and teaches in the MFA Program at Warren Wilson College. 
June 23, 2015

He threw himself over her, his chest abruptly at her chin, his muscled legs thrillingly on either side of her like a sprung trap. She’d missed the rabbity ways of men, with their hard thighs and long feet. “Um, this is a canopy bed?” he murmured into her ear, nipping in a way that made her close her eyes. “And? You still have dolls, who are watching us.”