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Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Strout’

Susan Richards Shreve, Peter Christian Hall & Leon Major Get Booked

Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date.

Writers Susan Richards Shreve and Elizabeth Strout will be coming together to read from their books and discuss their work. See them on Tuesday, September 25th at the Center for Fiction starting 7:00 p.m. (New York, NY)

The next “How I Learned…” reading series event will tackle the subject, “that was then, this is now.” Join in on Wednesday, September 26th at the Happy Ending Lounge starting 8:00 p.m. (New York, NY)

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Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

pulitzerl.jpgThe 2009 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists were announced this afternoon at Columbia University.

Among the Pulitzer Prize winners in the Letters categories were: “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout for Fiction; “American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House” by Jon Meacham for Biography; “The Shadow of Sirius” by W.S. Merwin for Poetry; “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II” by Douglas A. Blackmon for General Nonfiction; and “Ruined” by Lynn Nottage for Drama.

Earlier this year, GalleyCat interviewed the History winner, Annette Gordon-Reed at the National Book Awards. She won both prizes for “The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.”