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Annie Proulx

Born: Aug 22, 1935

Birthplace: Norwich

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Annie Proulx

Date of Birth : Aug 22, 1935
Birth Place : Norwich

Edna Annie Proulx is an American journalist and author. She has written most frequently as Annie Proulx but has also used the names E. Annie Proulx and E.A. Proulx. Her second novel, The Shipping News, won both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction and was adapted as a 2001 film of the same name. Her short story "Brokeback Mountain" was adapted as an Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning major motion picture released in 2005. She won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her first novel, Postcards.


  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Author
  • Novelist

Also known as

  • Proulx, E. Annie
  • E.A. Proulx
  • Annie Proulx
  • E. Annie Proulx
  • Proulx, Edna Annie
  • Edna Annie Proulx


  • H. Ridgely Bullock, Jr

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • National Book Award for Fiction
  • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
  • New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
  • Dos Passos Prize
  • Ambassador Book Award for Fiction
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