Proulx, (Edna) Annie


Proulx, (Edna) Annie
born Aug. 22, 1935, Norwich, Conn., U.S.

U.S. writer.

She studied at the University of Vermont. She began professional writing with commissioned nonfiction books on cooking, gardening, and country living. She founded and edited (1984–86) Behind the Times, a rural Vermont newspaper, and published stories in men's outdoor magazines. Her first novel, Postcards (1992), depicting the decline of the small farm, received the PEN/Faulkner Award. It was followed by The Shipping News (1993, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award) and Accordion Crimes (1996). Her story collections Heart Songs (1988) and Close Range (1999) also won high praise.

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  • Proulx, E. Annie — ▪ 1995       E. Annie Proulx did not follow the customary advice to writers to write about what you know. She preferred to write about what interested her what she would like to know and she enjoyed going to new places and writing about what she… …   Universalium

  • Edna Annie Proulx — [pruː] (* 22. August 1935 in Norwich, Connecticut) ist eine kanadisch US amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Journalistin. Leben Proulx Mutter kam aus einer alteingesessenen bürgerlichen Familie Connecticuts, der Vater war Frankokanadier. Somit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Annie Proulx — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Proulx. Edna Annie Proulx est une femme de lettres américaine, née le 22 août 1935. Elle a reçu le prix Pulitzer pour le roman The Shipping News paru en 1994. Biographie Annie Proulx est née à Norwich,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Annie — /an ee/, n. a female given name, form of Ann, Anna, or Anne. * * * (as used in expressions) Besant Annie Annie Wood Leibovitz Annie Oakley Annie Proulx Edna Annie * * * …   Universalium

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  • Annie Proulx — Edna Annie Proulx [pruː] (* 22. August 1935 in Norwich, Connecticut) ist eine kanadisch US amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Journalistin. Leben Proulx Mutter kam aus einer alteingesessenen bürgerlichen Familie Connecticuts, der Vater war… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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