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Dan Chaon

Biography

Dan Chaon

Dan Chaon is the acclaimed author of AMONG THE MISSING, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and YOU REMIND ME OF ME, which was named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. Chaon’s fiction has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories, Pushcart Prize and The O. Henry Prize Stories. He has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award in Fiction, and he was the recipient of the 2006 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Chaon lives in Cleveland, Ohio, and teaches at Oberlin College, where he is the Pauline M. Delaney Professor of Creative Writing.

Dan Chaon

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Chabon praised the O. Henry Award-winning story, "Big Me," featured in AMONG THE MISSING, saying: "With a story like this one from the marvelous writer Dan Chaon, I am confronted not only with an unfathomable mystery such as that of the endurance of a single human identity over time, but also with new proof...of the enduring value of telling tales in the ongoing struggle to understand those mysteries."