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PEN World Voices Festival: Breaking the Novel

“Breaking the Novel” with panelists Jenny Egan, Lorrie Moore, and Geetanjali Shree.



The World Voices Festival, founded in 2004 by Salman Rushdie, Michael Roberts, and Esther Allen, is PEN America’s celebration of international literature and writers. Honoring our organization’s hundred-year history of uniting writers and readers to celebrate creative expression and the freedom to write for all, the Festival was founded in the wake of 9/11 to counter U.S. isolationism and broaden the channels of dialogue between the United States and the world.

on May 8 2024· Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

Announcing Novel #2!


This is not the hundred-year house. But it’s pretty!

I’m thrilled to announce that my second novel, The Hundred-Year House, will be released from Viking/Penguin in the summer of 2014. Set on the Chicago’s North Shore, it is the story of a large estate (at one point an artist’s colony), told in reverse from 1999 to 1900. Stay tuned for more news…

Posted in Uncategorized on June 6 2013· Tagged: , , ,

The Borrower in Russian

Russian Here it is: The Borrower in Russian! At least I think it’s The Borrower. How would I know, really? (A side note: I will henceforth only answer to the name Pebekka Makkan.)

Posted in News on May 18 2013· Tagged: , , , , ,

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