Tony D'Souza

Tony D'SouzaNovelist and journalist Tony D'Souza has published three novels with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: Whiteman (2006), winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and finalist for prizes from PEN, the NY Public Library and the LA Times; The Konkans (2008), which the Washington Post and Poets & Writers called one of the "best novels of the year"; and Mule (2011), praised by Vanity Fair and optioned for film by Warner Bros. Tony has contributed to The New Yorker, Playboy, Esquire, Salon, Granta, Outside, All Things Considered, Mother Jones and McSweeney's. He received a Guggenheim, an NEA, an NEA Japan-Friendship Fellowship, an O. Henry, Florida gold and silver medals for fiction, and was a finalist for the St. Francis College literary prize for mid-career authors. His nonfiction won Best Writing and Best Environmental Reporting prizes from the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the National Association of Black Journalists award for investigative reporting, numerous prizes from the Society of Professional Journalists and Florida Magazine Association, and appeared on Dateline and the Today Show.