Sunday, October 17, 2010

National Book Award Finalists Announced

Congratulations to Jaimy Gordon, our colleague, friend, and teacher, whose novel--Lord of Misrule--was selected as a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award.

Jaimy Gordon
’s previous novel, Bogeywoman, made the Los Angeles Times’ list of the Best Fiction of 2000. Her second novel, She Drove Without Stopping, was an American Library Association Notable Book in 1990. Gordon was born and raised in Baltimore and holds degrees from Antioch College and Brown University. She currently teaches at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo and in the Prague Summer Program for Writers.

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