Dan Chaon


            National Book Award Finalist Dan Chaon is the New York Times Bestselling author of the novels AWAIT YOUR REPLY (Ballantine, 2009),  and YOU REMIND ME OF ME (Ballantine, 2004), and the 2001 National Book Award Finalist story collection AMONG THE MISSING (Ballantine, 2001), which was one of the most talked-about story collection of the decade.  His most recent story collection, STAY AWAKE,
will be published by Random House/Ballantine in 2012. He is also author of the story collection FITTING ENDS, which was reissued by Ballantine in 2002. He is under contract with Ballantine for a new novel, UNTITLED NOVEL (2014).  

        He was anthologized in BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1996 (and was listed in the "Distinguished Stories" section in 1990 and 1993) and anthologized in THE PUSHCART PRIZE 2000 (and was listed in their "Distinguished Stories" section in 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994 and 1995). He has been published in numerous magazines, including Story, Ploughshares and TriQuarterly, and has been the recipient of numerous prizes and honors. Click here to watch a video trailer of AWAIT YOUR REPLY.


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