Jim Shepard is the author of seven novels, including most recently The Book of Aron, which won the Sophie Brody Medal for Achievement in Jewish Literature from the American Library Association and the PEN/New England Award for fiction, and five story collections, including his new collection, The World To Come.  Five of his short stories have been chosen for the Best American Short Stories, two for the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, and one for a Pushcart Prize.   He teaches at Williams College.

If you are interested in contacting Jim Shepard, please feel free to send a note to jimshepardfan(a)  We will be happy to forward correspondence to the author.

Interviews And Articles

2007 National Book Award Fiction Finalist Interview With Jim Shepard

Identity Theory:  Author of Project X converses with Robert Birnbaum

Bookslut: An Interview with Jim Shepard

LESSONS FROM THE LEARNED: Three Great Writers (Who Are Also Teachers) Give Us Their Unofficial Syllabi

O Magazine: Jim Shepard on Writing

Jim Shepard: Vice Magazine Interview

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  4. Not just a writer, but a talented speaker! He blew us all away at the Steamboat Springs Literary Sojourn! Thought-provoking, moving and funny as hell. If you have an authors’ or writers’ event. Here’s your man. Unbelievable!

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    • Hi Ralph! Sadly, I don’t believe a stop is yet scheduled for Toronto, but please do check back in case that changes! Thank you for writing.

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