Alexi Zentner is the author of Touch and The Lobster Kings (forthcoming in 2014), both from W.W. Norton & Company in the USA and Knopf Canada in Canada.
Shortlisted for the 2011 Governor General's Literary Award, The 2011 Center for Fiction's Flahery-Dunnan First Novel Prize, the 2012 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, and the 2011 Amazon.ca First Novel Award, and longlisted for the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize, and the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
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