David Vann

David Vann’s story collection, Legend of a Suicide, is the winner of the Grace Paley Prize and a California Book Award, named a Notable Book of 2008 by The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Kansas City Star, and the Story Prize.  A contributor to Esquire, The Atlantic, Men's Journal, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times, The Sunday Times (UK), and The Guardian (UK), Vann is also author of the bestselling memoir, A Mile Down: The True Story of a Disastrous Career at Sea, a forthcoming novel, Caribou Island, and Last Day On Earth: A Portrait of the NIU Shooter, Steve Kazmierczak, winner of the 2009 AWP Nonfiction Prize.




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