The author of the story collection "Godforsaken Idaho" has won a $25,000 prize. Shawn Vestal is the winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for debut fiction. He was to receive the award Monday at a New York ceremony organized by the PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization
Allen Lau considers himself living proof that love of good writing is alive and well in the age of streaming video and terse text messages. He offers as...