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Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis is a short story writer, the author of one novel and of two volumes of non-fiction, Essays One (2019) and Essays Two (2021). She is also an award-winning translator from French and other languages. Her honours include a MacArthur Fellowship (2003), the Award of Merit from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2013), the Man Booker International Prize (2013) for her fiction and in 2020 the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. She has been decorated as both...See more