Faculty

Percival Everett

Distinguished Professor of English

Contact Information
E-mail: peverett@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 821-0477
Office: THH 431

 

 

 

 

 

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Curriculum Vitae

Education

  •  M.A. Fiction, Brown University, 1/1982

Description of Research

Interests: Professor Everett researches American studies and critical theory and creates his own works of fiction, including 15 novels and collections. He recently won the 2002 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for his novel Erasure, a satiric indictment of race and publishing in America.

 

Publications

Fiction

  • Everett II, P. L. (2011). Assumption: A Novel. Graywolf Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2009). I am Not Sidney Poitier: A Novel. Graywolf Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2007). The Water Cure. Graywolf Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2005). Wounded: a novel. Graywolf Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2004). Damned if I do: stories. Graywolf Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2004).  A History of the African-American people (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid ( A Novel). Akashic Books.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2004).  American desert: a novel. Hyperion.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2001). Grand Canyon, Inc. Versus Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2001). Erasure: a novel. Graywolf Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1999) Glyph: a novel. Faber & Faber.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1997). Frenzy. Graywolf Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1996). Watershed. Beacon Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1996). Big picture: stories. Graywolf Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1994). God’s country: a novel. Beacon Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1992). The One That Got Away. Clarion Books.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1990). Zulus. Permanent Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1990). For Her Dark Skin. Owl Creek Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1987). The Weather and Women Treat Me Fair: stories. August House Pub Inc.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1986). Cutting Lisa. Louisiana State University Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1985). Walk Me to the Distance. Century Hutchinson Pub Group.
  • Everett II, P. L. (1983). Suder. Louisiana State University Press.

Poetry

  • Everett II, P. L. (2010). Swimming Swimmers Swimming, a collection of poetry. Red Hen Press.
  • Everett II, P. L. (2006). re:f (gesture). Red Hen Press.

Honors and Awards

  • USC Distinguished Professor, 2/12/2007-
  • Believer Book Award (I Am Not Sidney Poitier), 2010-2011
  • Huston/Wright Legacy Award 2010, 2010-2011
  • Prmio Vallombrosa Gregor von Rezzori Prize (Italy), 2010-2011
  • The Charles Angoff Award, 2010-2011
  • The Dos PassosPrize in Literature, 2010-2011
  • PEN USA Literary Award, 2006-2007
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters, Literature Award, 4/2003\
  • Recipient of National or International Prize in Discipline, Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for "Erasure", 2002
  • USC Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Recognition Award, 2002
  • Hillsdale Award, The Fellowship of Southern Writers, 2001
  • Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1994
  • Recipient of National or International Prize in Discipline, New American Writing Award for "Zulus", 1990

  • Janalynn Bliss, Creative Writing Graduate Coordinator
  • University of Southern California
  • Department of English
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  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0354