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Joanna Scott is the author of four novels, including 1997 Pulitzer Prize finalist The Manikin, and a short story collection, Various Antidotes, which was a finalist for the 1995 PEN/Faulkner Award. She has received a MacArthur Fellowship and a Lannan Award. She lives in Rochester, New York.
 
 
Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1995) : Various Antidotes
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (1997) : The Manikin


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