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Elizabeth McCracken

Anthony Goff
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US: Dunow, Carlson & Lerner

Elizabeth McCracken is the recipient of the Harold Vursell Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the PEN/Winship Award. She has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Michener Foundation, the Endowment for the Arts. She was also honoured as one of Granta’s 20 Best American Writers under 40.

Her collection of short stories, Here’s Your Hat, What’s Your Hurry?, has been followed by The Giant’s House, a Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner, Niagara Falls All Over Again, An Exact Replica of a Figment of My ImaginationThunderstruckBowlaway and The Souvenir Museum. 

Her latest novel, The Hero of This Book, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2023 and was shortlisted for the 2024 Wingate Prize.

Author photo © Edward Carey

The Hero of This Book

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