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Celebrated Author, Pulitzer Prize Finalist & Former Professor For Distinguished Teaching In The Humanities at John Hopkins University

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Alice McDermott is an author, Pulitzer Prize finalist and professor For Distinguished Teaching In The Humanities at John Hopkins UniversityShe is the author of eight novels. Her most recent novels include The Ninth Hour, and Someone, a New York Times bestseller, a finalist for the Dublin IMPAC Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Patterson Prize for Fiction, and The Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Someone was also long-listed for the National Book Award.Three of her previous novels, After This, At Weddings and Wakes and That Night, were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Charming Billy won the National Book Award for fiction in 1998 and was a finalist for the Dublin IMPAC Award. That Night was also a finalist for the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.Her stories, essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, Harpers, Commonweal and elsewhere. She has received the Whiting Writers Award, the Carington Award for Literary Excellence, and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for American Literature.In 2013, she was inducted into the New York State Writers Hall of Fame.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Alice McDermott and other top speakers and celebrities.

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