Lydia Davis Biography
Lydia Davis was born on July 15th, 1947 and is currently 76 years old. Lydia Davis was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States.
Lydia Davis is the author of the Lydia Davis Collections series which currently consists of 10 novels. The Lydia Davis Collections series started in 1976 with the novel The Thirteenth Woman and Other Stories. The most recently released novel in the Lydia Davis Collections series was Can't and Won't which was released in 2014. There are no upcoming novels for the Lydia Davis Collections series.
Lydia Davis has also written the Non-Fiction Books series which has 3 books including Letters to the Lady Upstairs / Letters to His Neighbor and Essays One: Reading and Writing.
Lydia was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2003 for creating humorous and experimental prose that celebrates the complexity of life's most ordinary moments and the subtleties of clear, precise language.
Lydia Davis Awards & Accolades
Lydia Davis has won multiple awards including: The Whiting Foundation Awards, Whiting Award for Fiction, in 1988 and the International Booker Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Fiction, in 2013.
Davis' book, Varieties of Disturbance was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 2007.
Lydia Davis F.A.Q
When was Lydia Davis Born? How old is Lydia Davis?
Lydia Davis was born on July 15th, 1947. Lydia Davis is currently 76 years old.
Where was Lydia Davis Born?
Lydia Davis was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States and is American.
What awards has Lydia Davis won?
Lydia Davis has won the following awards: Whiting Award for Fiction at the Whiting Foundation Awards (1988) and the Outstanding Achievement in Fiction at the International Booker Prize (2013).
What was the first book Lydia Davis wrote?
The first novel written by Lydia Davis was The Thirteenth Woman and Other Stories, published in 1976.
What was the most recent book Lydia Davis wrote?
Her most recently released work was Essays Two on November 2nd, 2021.
Will there be any more books by Lydia Davis?
Lydia Davis does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.
How many books has Lydia Davis written?
Lydia Davis has written 19 books. 1 Standalone Novel, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 3 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 10 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Cahier Series, 2 books in the New Directions Poetry Pamphlet Series.
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