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Caleb S. Cage

2019 Silver Pen Awardee


Caleb S. Cage is a veteran of the United States Army and a native of Reno, Nevada. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, he served as a field artillery officer from 2002 to 2007, including time as a platoon leader in Baqubah, Iraq in 2004, and as an information operations battle captain in Baghdad in 2006. He is the author of Desert Mementos: Stories of Iraq and Nevada, War Narratives: Shaping Beliefs and Blurring Truths in the Middle East, and the co-author of The Gods of Diyala: Transfer of Command in Iraq (2008) with Gregory M. Tomlin. His essays and fiction have appeared in War, Literature, and the Arts, Red Rock Review, High Country News, Small Wars Journal, and various other publications and anthologies.

Leading up to the 32nd annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, Caleb S. Cage will present a reading and discussion of his work at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on Moana Lane on Friday, October 4th at 5:30pm. This event is free but RSVPs are kindly requested by October 1st.