Original and Current Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Fiction Finalists That Year:
Fiction Winner That Year: Jesmyn Ward for Salvage the Bones
Fiction Judges That Year: Deirdre McNamer, Jerome Charyn, John Crowley, Victor LaValle, Yiyun Li
The Year in Literature:
More Information: Otsuka studied art as an undergraduate at Yale and pursued a career as a painter for several years before turning to fiction writing at age 30.
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