Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

(2010 selection)

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About the Author


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Elizabeth Strout is the winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for her story collection, Olive Kitteridge. She is also the author of two novels, Abide with Me, a national bestseller and BookSense pick; and Amy and Isabelle, which won the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize, and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize in England. Ms. Strout's short stories have been published in a number of magazines, including The New Yorker and O: The Oprah Magazine. She was raised in small towns in New Hampshire and Maine. She is on the faculty of the MFA program at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and currently lives in New York City. 

About Elizabeth Strout and "Olive Kitteridge"



About Elizabeth Strout and The Pulitzer Prize

    •    The Pulitzer Prize citation for "Olive Kitteridge"

    •    L.A. Times: Pulitzer Goes to Elizabeth Strout, Former L.A. Times Book Award Winner

    •    Women on the Web: What it Feels Like to Win a Pulitzer Prize – A Q&A With Novelist Elizabeth Strout

    •    Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Recommendations

About Elizabeth Strout and Her Other Works

    •    Barnes & Noble Studio: Meet the Writers – Elizabeth Strout (audio)
    •    BookPage Interview

    •    Bookreporter.com: Interview - Elizabeth Strout
    •    Charlie Rose: A Conversation with Author Elizabeth Strout

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