Evan S. Connell
American novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayistwd:Q2693491
country of citizenship:
United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Dartmouth College, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Kansas
occupation: author, novelist, writer, poet, biographer
Evan Shelby Connell Jr. (August 17, 1924 – January 10, 2013) was a U.S. novelist, poet, and short-story writer. He also published under the name Evan S. Connell Jr. His writing covered a variety of genres, although he published most frequently in fiction.
In 2009, Connell was nominated for the Man Booker International Prize, for lifetime achievement. On April 23, 2010, he was awarded a Los Angeles Times Book Prize: the Robert Kirsch Award, for "a living author with a substantial connection to the American West, whose contribution to American letters deserves special recognition."
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