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Edmund White

Edmund White’s critically acclaimed fiction has earned him a number of honors and awards during his career. He has twice received the Hopwood Awards (1961 and 1962), Ingram Merrill grants (1973 and 1978), was a Guggenheim fellow in 1983, and in that same year received the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters award for fiction. His major works include five novels, Forgetting ElenaNocturnes for the King of NaplesA Boy’s Own StoryCaracole, and The Beautiful Room is Empty as well as a short story collection, The Darker Proof, a play, “The Blue Boy in Black,” and the nonfiction Argument for a Myth.