Jennifer Egan is an American novelist and short story writer who lives in Brooklyn. Raised in San Francisco, Egan attended the University of Pennsylvania and St John’s College, Cambridge. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s and Zoetrope: All-Story, and she was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1996.The Keep (Knopf/Abacus) was longlisted for the Orange Prize, and Look at Me (Doubleday) was a finalist of the National Book Award. Her latest book, A Visit From the Goon Squad, (Knopf) won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction.
Posts by Jennifer Egan
18 March 2011
About her genre-defying new book.