Competition: US & Canada
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown
Salvatore Scibona’s first book, The End, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, and winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award from the New York Public Library, and the Norman Mailer Cape Cod Award for Exceptional Writing. He was awarded a 2009 Whiting Writers’ Award. In 2010, he was included in the New Yorker’s "20 Under 40" list of writers to watch. Riverhead published a paperback edition of The End in Fall 2009. A French translation was published in 2010; German and Italian translations are forthcoming in 2011.
Scibona’s work has appeared in the Pushcart Book of Short Stories: The Best Stories from a Quarter-Century of the Pushcart Prize, Best New American Voices, The Threepenny Review, the New York Times, and the New Yorker. He administers the writing fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts