By Padgett Powell
Original and Current Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Finalists for First Work of Fiction That Year:
- Kem Nunn for Tapping the Source
- Padgett Powell for Edisto
Winner for First Work of Fiction That Year: Harriet Doerr for Stones for Ibarra
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- Ironweed by William Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Jaroslav Seifert won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Powell published a sequel to Edisto, titled Edisto Revisited, in 1996.