Author Archive

Ron Hansen

Ron Hansen, novelist and essayist, is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and most recently, the Denise Levertov Award. Along with short story and nonfiction collections, his novels include Mariette in Ecstasy, Hitler’s Niece, Exiles (detailing the life of Gerard Manley Hopkins), and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, which was recently adapted for film. He is currently at work on a new novel and teaches at Santa Clara University.