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"Dream State is a masterpiece. A glittering, evocative achievement. I thought about the ending for days.”

- Adam Johnson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Orphan Master’s Son

 

 

"Filled to the brim with life. Dream State is a wonder of character and craft."

- Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Less and Less Is Lost

 

"Dream State is a delight…An exquisitely rendered novel about the vagaries of fate, and friendship, and love."

 

- Alice McDermott, National Book Award winner and author of Absolution


"This brilliant novel dazzles and surprises."

 

     - Danielle Evans, author of The Office of Historical Corrections

 

“Formally exhilarating…Here is some of the most beautiful writing that I have ever read.”

 

- Matthew Klam, author of Who Is Rich?


 

"A remarkable achievement…Eric Puchner writes with a marvelous buoyancy and precision."

 

 - Andrew Motion, UK Poet Laureate 1999-2009

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

In addition to Dream State, Eric Puchner is the author of the novel Model Home, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and winner of a California Book Award, and two collections of short stories, Last Day on Earth and Music Through the Floor, a finalist for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award.  His fiction and personal essays have appeared in GQ, Granta, McSweeney’s, Tin House, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, and The Best American Short Stories 2012 and 2017.  He has received a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  An associate professor in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, he lives in Baltimore with his wife, the novelist Katharine Noel, and their two children.

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 Books

MUSIC THROUGH THE FLOOR

MODEL HOME

LAST DAY ON EARTH

My Books
REVIEWS FOR MODEL HOME

"Puchner is a tender, humane observer of family life…affecting."

New York Times Book Review

Press
Events

upcoming events

Apr 05, 2019

Multiple events: April 5-7

Orcas Island Literary Festival

Orcas Center

917 Mt. Baker Rd.

Eastsound, WA 98245

INFO@OILF.ORG

Jun 27, 2019

Multiple events: June 27-30

Le Marathon des Mots

Multiple venues

Toulouse, France

 

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