Come to Me
By Amy Bloom
Original Publisher: HarperCollins
Current Publisher: Harper Perennial
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Amy Bloom for Come to Me
- Thom Jones for The Pugilist at Rest
- Richard Powers for Operation Wandering Soul
- Bob Shacochis for Swimming in the Volcano
Fiction Winner That Year: E. Annie Proulx for The Shipping News
Fiction Judges That Year: Phyllis Rose, Sven Birkerts, George Garrett, James A. McPherson, Wendy Steiner
The Year in Literature:
- A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Toni Morrison won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Come to Me, a collection of short stories, was Bloom’s first book. She has since published three more story collections, two novels, and a nonfiction book on transsexual psychology. Bloom was also creator, co-executive producer, and head writer for the Lifetime Television series “State of Mind.”