BOMB and PEN World Voices Festival Present: BOMBLive!
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City
Richard Ford is the author of six novels, including The Sportswriter and The Lay of the Land, and three other collections of stories, including A Multitude of Sins. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for 1995’s Independence Day, the first book to win both prizes. In 2001 he received the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in short fiction.
Nam Le’s debut collection of short stories, The Boat, was published in 2008, and has been translated into 11 languages. Among other honors, it has received the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Pushcart Prize, the Michener-Copernicus Society of America Award, and a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” selection. Le is currently the fiction editor of the Harvard Review.