By Sandra Scofield
Original and Current Publisher: The Permanent Press
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Louis Begley for Wartime Lies
- Stephen Dixon for Frog
- Stanley Elkin for The MacGuffin
- Sandra Scofield for Beyond Deserving
Fiction Winner That Year: Norman Rush for Mating
Fiction Judges That Year: Curtis Harnack, Anne Bernays, Larry Heinemann, Clarence Major, Lynne Sharon Schwartz
The Year in Literature:
- Rabbit At Rest by John Updike won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Nadine Gordimer won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Scofield’s first novel, Gringa, is based on her observations and experiences in 1960s Mexico.