Novelist, short story writer and journalist

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Richard Ford was born in Mississippi and grew up there and in Arkansas. He is the author of a number of novels, including Independence Day, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award, the first book to win both prizes. He has written three collections of short stories and in 2001, he received the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in short fiction. He received the Prix Femina in France for his novel Canada and in 2016, he was awarded the Asturias Award for Literature in Spain.

Ford lives in Maine with his wife, Kristina. 

One of his generation’s most eloquent voices.

Michiko Kakutani
The New York Times on Canada

Canada is a masterwork by one of our finest writers working at the top of his form.

Andre Dubus III
The New York Times Book Review on Canada


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