February 02, 2007
Tony Eprile, Author and Educator, 2-2-07
Tony Eprile is the author of The Persistence of Memory, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and winner of the Koret Jewish Book Prize for 2005. His story collection, Temporary Sojourner & Other South African Stories, was also a New York Times Notable Book.
Mr. Eprile grew up in South Africa and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ingram Merrill Foundation. He is Visiting Writer at The University of Iowa Writers' Workshop for the year 2006-07, and has taught writing and literature at Wesleyan, Northwestern, Brown, Bennington, Williams, and Skidmore. Mr. Eprile writes book reviews for the New York Times and San Diego Union-Tribune, and articles on the food of Southern Africa for Gourmet Magazine.
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