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Joan Silber is an American novelist and short story writer. She is the author of Household Words (Penguin Books, 1981), which won a PEN/Hemingway Award, and Ideas of Heaven: A Ring of Stories (W.W. Norton, 2004), which was a finalist for both the 2004 National Book Award and the Story Prize. She has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Her work has been published in The O. Henry Prize Stories and The Pushcart Prize collections, and has also appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and The Paris Review.[1]

Silber grew up in Millburn, New Jersey. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and obtained a M.A. degree from New York University. She taught at NYU and now teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and currently lives in New York City.[2]

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Published Work

Novels

  • The Size of the World (W.W. Norton, 2008)
  • Ideas of Heaven: A Ring of Stories (W.W. Norton, 2004)
  • Lucky Us (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2001)
  • In the City (Viking, 1987)
  • Household Words (Penguin Books, 1980)

Short Story Collections

Honors & Awards

  • 1986 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship[3]
  • 1984 Guggenheim Fellowship[4]
  • 1981 PEN Hemingway Foundation Award[5]

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