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Eleanor Lerman


USA flag (b.1952)

Eleanor Lerman is the author of numerous award-winning collections of poetry, short stories and novels. She is a National Book Award finalist, the recipient of the 2006 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts for poetry and the New York Foundation for the Arts for fiction. In 2016 her novel, Radiomen (The Permanent Press), was awarded the John W. Campbell Prize for the Best Book of Science Fiction. Her most recent novel, The Stargazer's Embassy (Mayapple Press, 2017), received an American Fiction Award from American Book Fest in 2018.
 
Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel winner (2016) : Radiomen
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2018) : The Stargazer's Embassy