Kathleen Cambor

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Kathleen Cambor is an American author. Her novels include The Book of Mercy, which garnered the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2001 for her second novel, In Sunlight, In a Beautiful Garden. The novel was selected as a New York Times Notable Book of 2001.

She served as the director for the University of Houston Creative Writing program from 1997 to 2000. She is currently a visiting professor at Rice University in Houston, Texas.[1]


  • In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden: A Novel (2002)