Jim Crace

English author Jim Crace (Fall 2015, 2012, Fall 2009) has thrice been shortlisted for the distinguished Booker Prize in Fiction, for Quarantine, Being Dead (which also received the National Book Critics’ Circle Award in the U.S. and the Whitbread Novel Award in the U.K.), and Harvest.   Recipient of the E.M. Forster Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, his other novels include All That Follows, The Pesthouse, Signals of Distress, The Gift of Stones, and Continent. He also held the Michener Residency Award in Spring 2008, during which he was in residence for three weeks conducting an intensive workshop.