Edward Jones, Author of “The Known World,” To Read from His Work at Yale
New Haven, Conn. – Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Edward P. Jones will give a public reading from his work at Yale on April 16, at 7 p.m.
The free event will take place in Rm. 101 of Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street.
Jones was awarded the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awar, and the Lannan Literary Award for his 2003 novel, “The Known World.”
His first collection of stories, “Lost in the City,” won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was short-listed for the National Book Award in 1999. His most recent collection, “All Aunt Hagar’s Children,” was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award; five of the collected stories have been published in The New Yorker.