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James Salter wins lifetime short story prize
James Salter, author of "Dusk and Other Stories," wins PEN/Malamud prize for short fiction
By The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) ' James Salter, author of prize-winning books including "Dusk and Other Stories," has received a lifetime achievement award for short fiction.

The PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced Monday that the 86-year-old Salter has won the 25th annual PEN/Malamud Award.

Judges praised Salter for "creating sentences that spark and make stories burn." Besides "Dusk," his books include the story collection "Last Night," the novel "A Sport and a Pastime" and the memoir "Burning the Days."



Salter will be given $5,000 for the PEN/Malamud prize. It's named for the late Bernard Malamud, author of "The Fixer" and "The Natural."


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