1985 - First Work


By Cecile Pineda

Original Publisher: Viking

Current Publisher: Wings Press

Finalists for First Work of Fiction That Year: 

  • Elizabeth Benedict for Slow Dancing
  • Cecile Pineda for Face 

Winner for First Work of Fiction That Year: Bob Shacochis for Easy in the Islands

Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature:

  • Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Claude Simon won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information:

  • Face was Pineda’s first novel.
  • Pineda founded the Theatre of Man, which, from 1969 to 1981, produced thirteen original works, including seven based on Pineda’s texts.

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