Photo credit Kent Gilbert

C.E. Morgan

USA Ford Fellow

  • Literature
  • 2012

    Berea, KY


    Writer C. E. Morgan’s debut novel, All the Living (2009), won the Weatherford Award as an outstanding work of fiction depicting Appalachia. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway First Fiction Book Award and the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award. Morgan was selected by the National Book Foundation as one of its “5 under 35” honorees (2009) and was included on The New Yorker’s 2010 “20 under 40” list of best emerging fiction writers.

    All the Living, 2009; cover art Philip Pascuzzo; photo courtesy Picador

    All the Living, 2009; cover art Philip Pascuzzo; photo courtesy Picador