The Denise Shannon Literary Agency is a New York-based boutique agency with a distinguished list of fiction and nonfiction authors. Particular areas of specialty include literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, biography, journalism, politics, social history, health and business. The agency’s clients have received numerous awards and honors, including the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award finalist medal, the Whiting Writers’ Award, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the PEN/Hemingway Award.

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Karen Russell Named 2013 MacArthur Fellow

The MacArthur Foundation has just named its 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows. Karen Russell is among twenty-four others to receive this prestigious grant, which the Foundation says is awarded to an “extraordinary group of individuals who collectively reflect the breadth and depth of American creativity.”

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