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Judy Budnitz

Judy Budnitz‘s stories have appeared in numerous literary magazines including The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, The Paris Review, and McSweeney’s, and she is the recipient of an O. Henry Award and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

She is the author of, most recently, Nice Big American Baby, and Flying Leap, which was a New York Times Notable Book in 1998. Her novel, If I Told You Once, won the Edward Lewis Wallant Award in the United States and was short-listed for the Orange Prize in the United Kingdom. She lives in San Francisco and is at Princeton University for the Fall 2005 semester as a Council of the Humanities Fellow.

Prizes, Awards & Fellowships
  • 2005 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Fiction