Dan Chaon is the author of Fitting Ends and Among the Missing, a finalist for the National Book Award, which was also listed as one of the ten best books of the year by the American Library Association, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications, as well as being cited as a New York Times Notable Book. Dan's fiction has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Best American Short Stories, The 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. Dan lives in Cleveland, Ohio, and teaches at Oberlin College, where he is the Pauline M. Delaney Professor of Creative Writing.
The New York Times has selected Await Your Reply as a Notable Book of 2009.
New York Times reviewer Janet Maslin chose Await Your Reply as one of her Top 10 Books of 2009.
Publishers Weekly named Await Your Reply as one of the Top Ten Books of 2009.
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NPR named Await Your Reply one of the Top Picks from Indie Booksellers for 2009.
The Washington Post selected Await Your Reply has one of the Best Books of 2009.
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