We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves wins PEN/Faulkner Award

Cover image of book We Are Completely Beside Ourselves

The finalists were chosen, and the winner has been selected for the PEN/Faulkner 2014 Award for Fiction!
Karen Joy Fowler has won the 34th PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
The four finalists for the award are:
Daniel Alarcón for his novel At Night We Walk in Circles 
Percival Everett for his novel Percival Everett by Virgil Russell 
Joan Silber for her collection of short stories Fools 
Valerie Trueblood for her collection of short stories Search Party: Stories of Rescue

About the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction:
The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is a national prize which honors the best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year. Three writers are chosen annually by the directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation to serve as judges for the prize, and these judges are asked to select five books (from among the more than 350 works submitted each year) as finalists for the award, making this the largest peer-juried award in the country. 

To find out more about this award:
http://www.penfaulkner.org/award-for-fiction/

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Karen Joy Fowler will be appearing on May 17th at the annual Books in Bloom author event in Beaver Creek sponsored by the Eagle Valley Library District

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