- Name: Richard Powers
- Born: 06/18/1957 (63 years old)
- Occupation: Writer, Professor of English
Richard Powers (born June 18, 1957) is an American novelist whose works explore the effects of modern science and technology. His novel The Echo Maker won the 2006 National Book Award for Fiction. He has also won many other awards over the course of his career, including a MacArthur Fellowship. As of 2018, Powers has published twelve novels and has taught at the University of Illinois and Stanford University. He won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Overstory.
Genre: Literary novels
Birth Place: Evanston, Illinois, US
Richard Powers quotes :
I write the way you might arrange flowers. Not every try works, but each one launches another. Every constraint, even dullness, frees up a new design.Richard Powers