Deborah Eisenberg wins Malamud prize for short fiction

Deborah Eisenberg, whose short stories have been widely praised for their concentrated language and striking insights, has received a lifetime achievement award. Eisenberg is this year’s winner of the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. Prize judges Tuesday cited her as “one of the consummate story makers of our day.” Her books include “Transactions in a Foreign Currency” and “Twilight of the Superheroes” and her previous honors include another lifetime achievement prize for short fiction, the Rea Award.

via ynetnews.com

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