Phil Klay is a Dartmouth grad and a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He served in Iraq during the Surge and subsequently received an MFA from Hunter College, where he studied with Colum McCann and Peter Carey, and worked as Richard Ford’s research assistant. His first published story, “Redeployment”, appeared in Granta’s Summer 2011 issue. That story led to the sale of his forthcoming collection, which will be published in seven countries. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times, the New York Daily News, Tin House, and in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012.
Chautauqua Institution has announced Redeployment by Phil Klay (Penguin Press/Penguin) as the 2015 winner of The Chautauqua Prize, which “celebrates a book of fiction or literary/narrative… Read more >
The Shortlists for the 2015 PEN Literary Awards were announced by the PEN American Center on Thursday. Redeployment by Phil Klay (Penguin Press/Penguin) is a finalist for the PEN/Robert W…. Read more >
The longlists for the 2015 PEN Literary Awards were announced this week and feature 8 authors and their books published by Penguin Publishing Group imprints, as follows:
PEN/Robert W. Bingham… Read more >
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