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Julia Glass is a fiction writer and freelance journalist who has written articles and essays for several mainstream magazines on a variety of topics. She was awarded the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction for "Three Junes," her first novel. That book was followed by "The World Over." A fellow of the Radcliffe Institute for 2004-2005, she is also the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in fiction writing (2000), a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and several prizes for her short stories, including three Nelson Algren Awards, the Tobias Wolff Award and the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society Medal for Best Novella. Her newest book is "The Widower's Tale" (Pantheon). Glass lives in Massachusetts.

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Julia Glass

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