Dog Years was selected by Richard Russo as the winner of the 2016 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. The comparison to Lauren Groff’s Delicate Edible Birds is too flattering, but I’ll take it!

http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2016/01/14/Los-Angeles-author-awarded-Drue-Heinz-Prize-for-literature/stories/201601140179