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Anthony Doerr Wins the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction

Posted by bgsuenglish on April 20, 2015

Anthony Doerr, who received his MFA degree from Bowling Green State University, has received the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/04/20/us/ap-us-pulitzers-fiction.html

The citation from the Pulitzer Prize Committee reads:

All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr (Scribner), an imaginative and intricate novel inspired by the horrors of World War II and written in short, elegant chapters that explore human nature and the contradictory power of technology.

Congratulations, Tony!

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