Apr 02, 2014
By Michael Kramer
The PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction has gone to the author of a novel about a 1970s Midwestern U.S. family – with a most unusual sibling.
Karen Fowler takes the $15,000 prize for “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves.”
Fowler is best known for her novel “The Jane Austen Book Club.”
Previous PEN/Faulkner winners include Philip Roth, Ann Patchett and Sherman Alexie.