Meet the Writers
More than a decade after his first collection of short stories was nominated for a National Book Award, Edward P. Jones's first novel, The Known World, created an even bigger stir, winning the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Upon the publication of his latest collection of short stories, All Aunt Hagar's Children, The Washington Post exclaimed, "Now there can be no doubt about it: Edward P. Jones belongs in the first rank of American letters." In our interview, watch as Jones discusses the writing business, his literary inspirations, and how winning the Big Prize hasn't changed him one bit.