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Jane Smiley is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist.

Smiley published her first novel, Barn Blind, in 1980, and won a 1985 O. Henry Award for her short story "Lily", which was published in The Atlantic Monthly.

Her best-selling A Thousand Acres, a story based on William Shakespeare's King Lear, received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992. It was adapted into a film of the same title in 1997.

In 2001, Smiley was elected a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters. As well, she won the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 and chaired the judges' panel for the prestigious Man Booker International Prize in 2009.

Smiley received her BA in literature at Vassar College (1971), then earned an MA (1975), MFA (1976), and PhD (1978) from the University of Iowa.

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Golden Age: A novel (Last Hundred Years: a Family Saga)

Golden Age: A novel (Last Hundred Years: a Family Saga)

Some Luck: A novel

Some Luck: A novel

Pie in the Sky: Book Four of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch

Pie in the Sky: Book Four of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch

A Good Horse: Book Two of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch

A Good Horse: Book Two of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch

Private Life

Private Life

The Georges and the Jewels: Book One of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch

The Georges and the Jewels: Book One of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch

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    Jane Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including A THOUSAND ACRES, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, as well as four works of nonfiction.

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Jane Smiley

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Jane Smiley Biography

Jane Smiley is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist.

Smiley published her first novel, Barn Blind, in 1980, and won a 1985 O. Henry Award for her short story "Lily", which was published in The Atlantic Monthly.

Her best-selling A Thousand Acres, a story based on William Shakespeare's King Lear, received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992. It was adapted into a film of the same title in 1997.

In 2001, Smiley was elected a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters. As well, she won the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 and chaired the judges' panel for the prestigious Man Booker International Prize in 2009.

Smiley received her BA in literature at Vassar College (1971), then earned an MA (1975), MFA (1976), and PhD (1978) from the University of Iowa.

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  • How to book Jane Smiley?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jane Smiley for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jane Smiley, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jane Smiley or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jane Smiley?

    Booking fees for Jane Smiley, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jane Smiley, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jane Smiley?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jane Smiley for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jane Smiley for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jane Smiley or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jane Smiley or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jane Smiley is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jane Smiley for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jane Smiley generally travels from IA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marilynne Robinson, Yann Martel, Jonathan Franzen, Nathan Englander and Edward Hirsch. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jane Smiley for an upcoming event.

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  • On the Fly: Jane Smiley
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  • Jane Smiley | Bookreporter.com

    Jane Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including A THOUSAND ACRES, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, as well as four works of nonfiction.

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