Individual Author Record
Name: Dan ChaonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Fiction Born: 1964 in Sidney, Nebraska Sites:
Illinois ConnectionChaon graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional InformationDan Chaon is the acclaimed author of Among the Missing, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. His fiction has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including ''The Best American Short Stories'', ''Pushcart Prize'', and ''The O. Henry Prize Stories''. A finalist for the National Magazine Award in Fiction, Chaon was also the recipient of the 2006 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. A graduate from Northwestern Illinois University, Chaon received his MFA from Syracuse. He currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio, and teaches at Oberlin College, where he is the Pauline M. Delaney Professor of Creative Writing.
*''Fitting Ends and Other Stories'', Triquarterly, 1995*''Among the Missing '', Ballantine, 2002*''You Remind Me of Me: A Novel '', Ballantine, 2005*''Await Your Reply: A Novel'', Ballantine, 2010*''Stay Awake: Stories'', Ballantine, 2012*''Ill Will'', Ballantine, 2017