Contributor: Jaimy Gordon

Jaimy Gordon Photo: Nancy Viall Shoemaker


Jaimy Gordon's fourth novel, Lord of Misrule, won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2010, and was a Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award; it also won the Tony Ryan Award for the year's best book about horse racing. Gordon's previous novels include Bogeywoman, a Los Angeles Times Best Book for 2000, and She Drove Without Stopping, which brought her an Academy-Institute Award from the American Institute of Arts and Letters. She also translates from the German, especially the fiction of Maria Beig. A long-time member of the Writing Committee of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, she is on the permanent faculty of the Prague Summer Program for Writers.

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