The Common Foundation – 2017 Author Postcard Auction
Auction Ends: Dec 10, 2017 09:00 PM EST

Memorabilia

Personalized Postcard from Jim Shepard and Karen Shepard

Item Number
148
Estimated Value
Priceless
Sold
$110 USD to gp557c0de
Number of Bids
8  -  Bid History

Item Description

Receive a handwritten note from this husband-and-wife pair of acclaimed authors. 

Jim Shepard is the author of seven novels, including most recently The Book of Aron, which won the Sophie Brody Medal for Achievement in Jewish Literature from the American Library Association and the PEN/New England Award for fiction, and five story collections, including his new collection, The World To Come. Five of his short stories have been chosen for the Best American Short Stories, two for the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, and one for a Pushcart Prize. He teaches at Williams College.

Shepard's work has been published in McSweeney's, Granta, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Harper's, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Triquarterly, and Playboy. His 2007 short story collection — Like You'd Understand, Anyway — won the Story Prize, and was nominated for a National Book Award.

Karen Shepard is a Chinese-American born and raised in New York City. She is the author of three novels, An Empire of Women, The Bad Boy’s Wife, Don’t I Know You?, The Celestials, and the forthcoming collection of stories, Kiss Me Someone. Her short fiction has been published in the Atlantic Monthly, Tin House, and Ploughshares, among others. Her nonfiction has appeared in More, Self, USA Today, and the Boston Globe, among others. She teaches writing and literature at Williams College in Williamstown, MA, where she lives with her husband, novelist Jim Shepard, and their three children.

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