Lark and Termite
By Jayne Anne Phillips
Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Current Publisher: Vintage
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Bonnie Jo Campbell for American Salvage
- Daniyal Mueenuddin for In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
- Jayne Anne Phillips for Lark and Termite
- Marcel Theroux for Far North
Fiction Winner That Year: Colum McCann for Let the Great World Spin
Fiction Judges That Year: Alan Cheuse, Junot Díaz, Jennifer Egan, Charles Johnson, Lydia Millet
The Year in Literature:
- Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for fiction
- Herta Müller won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Phillips selected Tiphanie Yanique as a 5 Under 35 honoree in 2010 for How to Escape from a Leper Colony.
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