Literature Program
 


Thursday, April 19, 2007

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
The University at Buffalo, Department of English

Joanna Scott

EXHIBIT X

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Joanna Scott is the author of a collection of short fiction, Various Antidotes, and seven novels, including Liberation, Tourmaline, Make Believe, The Manikin, and Arrogance. Her stories and essays have appeared in Esquire, Harper's, Paris Review, Southern Review, Conjunctions, and other journals. Her books have been finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN-Faulkner, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her awards include a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Ambassador Book Award from the English-Speaking Union, and the Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters. She is Roswell Smith Burrows Professor of English at the University of Rochester. Her new collection of short fiction, Everybody Loves Somebody, was published by Little, Brown in December 2006.


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