Friday, January 2, 2009
In the Mouth: stories and novellas by Eileen Pollack has been announced as the winner of the Edward Lewis Wallant Award! Past winners of the award include Chaim Potok, Cynthia Ozick, Curt Leviant, Allegra Goodman, Myla Goldberg, Thane Rosenbaum, and Jonathan Rosen. There will be an award ceremony and reading on April 13th 2009 at the University of Hartford.
Congratulations to Eileen on yet another moment of acclaim for this witty, darkly comic, and engaging collection of stories, one of which ("The Bris") was featured in Best American Short Stories 2007 . and Eileen was also described in 2008 as "an American talent" by Stephen King in the New York Times Book Review .
You can buy her critically-praised and much-loved collection of short stories and novellas, In the Mouth (Four Way Books, 2008), direct from Four Way at two-thirds of the retail price, 32% off.
Or, ask your local independent bookstore where their copies can be found!