Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Pulitzer Prize Winners Include Past AWW Keynoter!

Elizabeth Strout has won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Olive Kitteridge (2008), a collection of connected short stories about a woman and her immediate family and friends on the coast of Maine, published by Random House. Strout was keynote speaker at the Antioch Writers' Workshop in 2007. Strout is also the author of New York Times best-selling Amy and Isabelle, which won the L.A. Times Award for First Fiction among other awards. The novel was made into a television movie by Oprah Winfrey's production company. Strout is also the author of the critically acclaimed novel Abide with Me. Congratulations, Elizabeth!

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