Joy Williams has been named the 2016 PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction honoree. Selection committee member Richard Ford writes: “Joy Williams’ short stories are, sentence to sentence, incandescent, witty, alarming, often hilarious while affecting seeming inadvertence (but not really) in their powerful access to our human condition. She is a stirring writer and has long been deserving of the Malamud Award.
Joy Williams has been named the 2016 PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction honoree
By Tim Cheng | April 28 2016 | Humanities & Social Sciences
Over the summer, 1,500 Princeton first-years read alumnus Jordan Salama’s celebrated travelogue, Every Day the River Changes: Four Weeks Down the Magdalena. Salama, a Class of 2019 graduate, spoke in conversation with President Christopher L. Eisgruber, who wrote the following introduction for the custom edition of the book: Dear Members of the GREAT Class ofRead more
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