Andre Dubus III (2009)
Andre Dubus III came to prominence with his novel House of Sand and Fog, which was a National Book Award finalist in 1999, an Oprah Book Club selection, and was made into a movie in 2003. His other books include the 1989 collection The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, the 1993 novel Bluesman, and The Garden of Last Days. Dubus's work has been awarded a Pushcart Prize and the 1985 National Magazine Award for Fiction. It has also been included in "The One Hundred Most Distinguished Stories of 1993" and The Best American Short Stories of 1994. He is also the son of the short story writer and essayist Andre Dubus.