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Jakob Guanzon is the author of the novel Abundance, longlisted for the National Book Award in 2021.

He was born in Manhasset, New York, and grew up in Minnesota. He holds a degree in sociology from Hamline University and a master of fine arts from Columbia University. He lived in Madrid, Spain for several years, where he began teaching, translating, and publishing prose.

In 2015, he moved from Madrid to New York City, where he continues to live and work.