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1990

Dogeaters

By Jessica Hagedorn

Original Publisher: Pantheon

Current Publisher: Theater Communications Group

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Charles Johnson for Middle Passage

Fiction Judges That Year: William Gass, Phillip Lopate, Terry McMillan, Paul West

The Year in Literature:

  • The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Octavio Paz won the Nobel Prize for literature. 

More Information:

  • Dogeaters is a novel about the Philippines during the Marcos reign.
  • Hagedorn adapted Dogeaters for the stage as a play of the same title.

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