Missouri Writer's Ozarks Tale is PEN/Faulkner Award Nominee
A&S Alum's "Scattered Lights" is Among Top Five Titles in Consideration
Wiegenstein's novel, "Scattered Lights," is set in the Ozarks.
Monday, March 8, 2021
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
We are delighted to share some great news about one of our alums! A novel by Steve Wiegenstein, who earned both a MA and PhD from the Department of English, is among the top five finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. "Scattered Lights" is Wiegenstein's third novel set in a fictional 1800s Utopian settlement called Daybreak.