C. E. Morgan

C. E. Morgan's first novel, All the Living (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009), won the Weatherford Award as the outstanding fiction work depicting Appalachia and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway First Fiction Book Award, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, and the Barnes & Noble Discover Award in Fiction. Her second novel, The Sport of Kings (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016), was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and winner of the 2016 Kirkus Prize and Windham-Campbell Literature Prize. Her other honors include a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a United State Artists Fellow award, and a Whiting Writers’ Award, and in 2009 she was named a 5 Under 35 honoree by the National Book Foundation. She lives in Berea, Kentucky.

Prizes, Awards & Fellowships
  • 2010 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Fiction
  • 2010