Reports Note Pulitzer Win by April 27 Visitor Jennifer Egan
April 19, 2011
April 19, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Just as author Jennifer Egan's status is rising among the A-listers of the literary world, she is dropping in to speak at DePauw University in Greencastle," notes this morning's Indianapolis Star. "Egan, who is scheduled to visit DePauw on April 27, was announced Monday as the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her novel A Visit from the Goon Squad," writes Cathy Kightlinger.
"It's the second major honor for the book, which was announced as the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction last month, according to a news release from the university."
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The Associated Press reports today, "A former Indianapolis Star photographer and a novelist who will speak this month at DePauw University are among the Pulitzer Prize winners announced Monday ... The fiction prize went to Jennifer Egan's novel A Visit from the Goon Squad, which was honored for its 'big-hearted curiosity about cultural change at warp speed.' She will speak at DePauw on April 27."
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