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Author Russell BanksRussell Banks was born on March 28, 1940 in Newton, Massachusetts. After briefly attending Colgate University, he left and travelled south to Florida.

He moved back to New England in 1964 and then to North Carolina where he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In Chapel Hill, Banks was involved in Students for a Democratic Society and in civil-rights protests. In 1976, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Banks has written fiction, and more recently, non-fiction. His work has been translated into twenty languages and has received numerous international prizes and awards. His novels, Affliction and The Sweet Hereafter, were adapted into feature films which received widespread critical acclaim.

Banks was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996. He was a New York State Author for 2004_2006. He is also Artist-in-Residence at the University of Maryland. He has taught creative writing at Princeton University.

He is married to the poet Chase Twichell. Banks has four daughters from his previous marriages. Banks now lives in Keene, upstate New York, though spends the winters in Miami.

Russell Banks Book List and Awards
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The Reserve
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Russell BanksBibliography


Novels

  • Family Life - 1975
  • Hamilton Stark - 1978
  • The Book of Jamaica - 1980
  • The Relation of My Imprisonment - 1983
  • Continental Drift - 1985
  • Affliction - 1989
  • The Sweet Hereafter - 1991
  • Rule of the Bone - 1995
  • Cloudspitter - 1998
  • The Darling - 2004
  • The Reserve - 2008
  • Lost Memory of Skin - 2011

Story Collections

  • Searching for Survivors - 1975
  • The New World - 1978
  • Trailerpark - 1981
  • Success Stories - 1986
  • The Angel on the Roof - 2000
  • A Permanent Member of the Family - 2013

Poetry

  • Waiting to Freeze - 1969
  • Snow - 1974

Non-Fiction

  • Invisible Stranger - 1998
  • Dreaming Up America - 2008

Russell Banks Awards

  • 1985 - John Dos Passos Prize

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