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John Hawkes

Born: Aug 17, 1925

Death: May 15, 1998

Birthplace: Stamford

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

John Hawkes

Date of Birth : Aug 17, 1925
Date of Death : May 15, 1998
Birth Place : Stamford

John Hawkes, born John Clendennin Talbot Burne Hawkes, Jr., was a postmodern American novelist, known for the intensity of his work, which suspended some traditional constraints of narrative fiction.


  • Writer
  • Novelist

Also known as

  • John Clendennin Talbot Burne Hawkes, Jr.
  • John Hawks

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • Prix Médicis étranger
  • Lannan Literary Award for Fiction
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