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Percival Everett

Percival Everett is a 1 time AALBC.com Bestselling Author

Percival Everett is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern California and the author of more than twenty books, including Assumption, Erasure, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, The Water Cure, Wounded, and Glyph; three collections of short fiction; and one book of poetry. He is the recipient of the Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and the 2006 PEN USA Center Award for Fiction. .

He lives on his ranch in the mountains outside Los Angeles with his wife, novelist Danzy Senna, and their sons, Henry and Miles.


  • Pen/Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature, Big Picture,1997
  • Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1994
  • William Robertson Coe Chair in American Studies, University of Wyoming, 1992
  • New American Writing Award, for Zulus, 1990
  • The D. H. Lawrence Fellowship, University of New Mexico, 1984

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