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Joseph O'Neill

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 010810, 20101105

NETHERLAND, the 2009 novel by Joseph O´┐ŻNeill, won the PEN/Faulkner award. He discusses the arduous process of writing the book, which is set in his adopted New York City about a Dutchman and a Trinidadian who bond over a love of cricket.

| Interview Year: 2009 | Genre: Fiction |

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

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