Widely regarded as one of the nation’s most distinguished contemporary fiction writers, EDWARD P. JONES won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award for his novel, The Known World, an epic story examining the complexities of slavery.His previous book, Lost in the City, a collection of short stories, received the PEN/ Hemingway Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. His most recent collection, All Aunt Hagar’s Children, has become a bestseller. His work appears in Best American Short Stories and in major anthologies here and abroad. In 2004 he received a MacArthur Fellowship.
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