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Jaimy Gordon

Jaimy Gordon took the reading world by surprise when she won the 2010 National Book Award for Lord of Misrule. The novel, which chronicles the colorful life at a bottom-level horse racetrack, was published by a tiny press after being … Continue reading

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Binnie Kirshenbaum

Binnie Kirshenbaum is a writer whose work vibrates with a strong voice and strong characters. She has written two short story collections and six novels, including On Mermaid Avenue, Pure Poetry, Hester Among the Ruins and, most recently, The Scenic … Continue reading

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Daniel Chun

Daniel Chun is the Head Writer and Co-Executive Producer of The Office. Before writing for what is rapidly becoming a twenty-first century television classic, he wrote for The Simpsons, undoubtedly one of the most iconic shows in modern television history— … Continue reading

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Mary Jo Bang

Mary Jo Bang is a poet whose formal tricks don’t imprison meaning in a cage of structure, but rather act as a funnel through which emotion and prickle-your-skin honesty gush forth with surprising velocity. In Elegy, the collection that won … Continue reading

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Timothy Donnelly

Timothy Donnelly is a wordsmith whom The New Yorker has called “the barreller-in-chief of the younger generation of American poets.” He has published two collections of poetry, Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (2003) and The Cloud Corporation … Continue reading

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David Grossman

David Grossman is one of Israel’s most prominent writers and a much-loved literary figure in the world— his books have been translated into over thirty languages and have won countless international awards. He has written a number of works of … Continue reading

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Margo Jefferson

Margo Jefferson is a Pulitzer Prize winning cultural critic who wrote about books, theater, and the arts for The New York Times for thirteen years. Her writing has also appeared in Bookforum, Salon, The Nation, The Washington Post, New York … Continue reading

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Adam Zotovich

Adam Zotovich is a Broadway performer and producer who has appeared in or brought us some of the best remembered shows of the recent decade. With a background in concert dancing, he has graced the stages of Chicago, Contact, and … Continue reading

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Stacy Schiff

Stacy Schiff is one of our time’s greatest portrait painters— with words. Her first biography, Saint-Exupéry, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the same prize that her second work, Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), won. A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, … Continue reading

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Adam Haslett

Adam Haslett came crashing onto the literary scene in 2002 with his debut story collection, You Are Not a Stranger Here, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, was named a Time best book … Continue reading

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