2005 IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD
CONGRATULATIONS to 2004 Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward P. Jones on winning the 2005 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his début novel, The Known World (2003), “a multilayered portrayal of families and a wider society struggling with the moral contradictions of slavery,” set in Virginia in the 1850s.
JONES Edward P. [1950-] Novelist, short-story writer. Born in Washington, D.C. NOVEL The Known World (2003: winner of the 2004 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the 2005 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; shortlisted for the 2003 National Book Award for Fiction) STORIES Lost in the City (1992: winner of the 1992 PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction; shortlisted for the 1992 National Book Award for Fiction)