Awards and Citations

 

    1982   Eric Gregory Award

    1985   Dylan Thomas Award —  The Silver Age

    1997   Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry

    1997   Sundance Film Festival Waldo Salt Prize for Best Screenplay  —  Sunday

    1999   TLS/Blackwells Poetry Competition  — (Winner)

    2001   Forward Poetry Prize  —  (shortlist)   Landscape with Chainsaw

    2001   Los Angeles Times Book Prize  —  (shortlist)   Landscape with Chainsaw

    2001   T.S. Eliot Prize  —  (shortlist)  Landscape with Chainsaw

    2002   An Economist Best Book of the Year  —  The Horned Man

    2002   A New York Times Notable Book of the Year  —  The Horned Man

    2006   National Short Story Competition  —  (Winner) An Anxious Man

    2007   Booker Man Prize  —  (long list)  Seven Lies

    2007   An Economist Best Book of the Year  —  Seven Lies

    2007   Encore Award  —  (shortlist)  Seven Lies

    2007   James Tait Black Memorial Prize  —  (shortlist)  Seven Lies

    2009   Atlantic Monthly Best Five Books of the Year  —  It’s Beginning to Hurt