Posts tagged ‘Helmerich Award’

An Honor That Alan Furst is More than OK With

The novelist Alan Furst ’67g is the 2011 recipient of the Helmerich Award, a literary prize given annually by the Tulsa Library Trust. Furst recently told the Tulsa World that he appreciated the award because it “goes to really good writers,” and he wasn’t kidding. Among the authors honored: John Updike, Margaret Atwood, Joyce Carol Oates, and Ian McEwan.

A cool coincidence (we assume): Furst’s most recent novel, 2010’s Spies of the Balkans, is partly set in Tulsa. His next book is due out in the summer of 2012.

Ryan Jones, senior editor

March 11, 2011 at 1:43 am Leave a comment


Recent Posts

Enter your email address to follow us and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,316 other followers


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,316 other followers

%d bloggers like this: