John Edgar Wideman

2018 Lannan Literary Award for Lifetime Achievement

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<John Edgar Wideman's books include American Histories, Writing to Save a Life, Philadelphia Fire, Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Roots, and Sent for You Yesterday. He is a MacArthur Fellow, has twice won a PEN/Faulkner Award, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award. He received the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. He divides his time between New York and France.

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