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Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham is a novelist, screenwriter, and educator. His novel The Hours received the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Book Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1999. He has taught at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and at Brooklyn College. He is currently senior lecturer of creative writing at Yale University.