Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Joseph O'NEILL wins the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

IRELAND-BORN, Manhattan-based Joseph O’Neill’s tale of cricket in post-9/11 New York, Netherland, has been chosen the winner of the prestigious 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced on February 25, 2009. The prize was established by William Faulkner from his Nobel prize winnings. Other authors shortlisted for the prize include Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum’s Ms Hempel Chronicles; Susan Choi’s A Person of Interest; Richard Price’s Lush Life; and Ron Rash’s Serena.


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