PEN/Faulkner Award


Rumpus contributor and author Eric Puchner has been nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award.

Also in the running? Jennifer Egan (who we’ve interviewed), Brad Watson (who we’ve interviewed), Jaimy Gordon (whose book we reviewed), and Deborah Eisenberg. Congrats to all the nominees!

Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and been given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. He has also written for The Bold Italic, McSweeney's, Mother Jones, and The San Francisco Chronicle. He is a co-owner of The Rumpus. Follow him on Twitter. More from this author →