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National Book Festival

Edward P. Jones, a 2004 MacArthur Fellow, is the recipient of the PEN/Hemingway Award, a Lannan Foundation grant, the 2004 National Book Critics Circle's fiction prize, and the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. His first short story was published in Essence in 1976 and his first collection of short stories, "Lost in the City "(1992), was a finalist for the National Book Award. His most recent work, "All Aunt Hagar's Children" (HarperCollins, 2006), is a collection of short stories. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Edward P. Jones