Updike to Trade In Comfy Sofa for Expensive Davenport

John Updike has won the $30,000 Rea Awardan award granted to “a living American or Canadian writer who has made a significant contribution in the discipline of the short story as an art form.” It’s good to see that the Dungannon Foundation has gone out of its way to honor a writer who truly needs more cash and awards. It is rumored that Mr. Updike’s interior designer will apply these funds to the east wing living room.

© 2006, Edward Champion. All rights reserved.

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  1. None of your socialist guttersniping now, Champion! The fact that Updike is well-to-do merely proves that he DESERVES the money that’s being handed to him.

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