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So You Want to Be a (Successful) Writer?

Carrie La Seur | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
Carrie La Seur

Aren't there authors who stay outside the mainstream and are better for it? To satisfy myself, I concocted a version of objective analysis sufficiently rigorous to help a fiction writer relax. Scientists, shut your eyes.

Major Authors Ignored By Fiction Prize

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- Thomas Mallon's novel about the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award for fiction. Published b...

Major Fiction Award Winner Announced

AP | Posted 05.26.2012 | Books

NEW YORK — Julie Otsuka's "The Buddha in the Attic," a brief, poetic novel about young Japanese women who emigrate to the U.S. and marry men the...

Author T. C. Boyle's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Elana Estrin | Posted 05.08.2012 | Books
Elana Estrin

Spanning more than 30 years, from the 1970s through the present, and featuring manuscripts, correspondence, professional files and teaching material the archive covers the breadth of T.C. Boyle's prolific career.

How Miami Pedophiles Inspired A Literature Award

Posted 02.23.2012 | Miami

Russell Banks, a writer, poet and part-time Miami resident, is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award for his recent novel Lost Memory of Skin. The...

Sherman Alexie Wins PEN/Faulkner Award

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sherman Alexie has won the PEN/Faulkner Award, the PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced Tuesday morning. Alexie's 2009 novel, "War Dances," came out on t...

PEN/Faulkner Award Nominees Announced: Alexie, Kingsolver Top The List

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Sherman Alexie and Barbara Kingsolver are among this year's finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award. The nominees for the fiction prize...

Literary Prize Winners Of 2009 (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There were some surprises this year, and a lot of women winning awards. In case you missed them, here are the moments we celebrated in literature duri...

Joseph O'Neill's Netherland Wins PEN/Faulkner Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Joseph O'Neill's "Netherland," an acclaimed post-Sept. 11 novel bypassed for the National Book Awards and the National Book Critics C...