Jim Shepard has written seven novels, including The Book of Aron, published in 2015, which won the Sophie Brody Medal for Excellence in Jewish Literature, the Harold U. Ribalow Award for Jewish Literature, the PEN/New England Award for Fiction, and the L.D. and Laverne Harrell Clark Fiction Prize. He’s also written five story collections, including Like You’d Understand, Anyway, a finalist for the National Book Award and Story Prize winner, and The World to Come, published in 2017. His previous novel, Project X, won the Library of Congress/Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction as well as the ALEX Award from the American Library Association. His short fiction has appeared in, among other magazines, Harper’s, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, The New Yorker, Granta, Zoetrope: All-Story, Playboy, and Electric Literature, he’s won a Guggenheim Fellowship, five of his stories have been chosen for the Best American Short Stories, two for the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, and one for a Pushcart Prize. He teaches creative writing and film at Williams College.
This instructor has the following classes scheduled:
Visiting Author Series: Close Reading with Jim Shepard - starting 03/28/2017
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