Nina Revoyr

Cindy Seip

Nina Revoyr is the author of five previous novels, including The Age of Dreaming, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. First published in 1997 and now reissued, Revoyr’s debut novel The Necessary Hunger (Akashic Books), tells a story about women’s basketball, class, racial identity, and friendship. In her novel A Student of History (Akashic Books), Revoyr explores both, the beginnings of Los Angeles and the present-day dynamics of race and class.