Close up of Nevada Writers Hall of Fame medal and Silver Pen.

Charles Bock

2009 Silver Pen Awardee


Charles Bock was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, which served as a backdrop for his debut novel Beautiful Children. It was selected by The New York Times as a Notable Book of the Year for 2008, and won the 2009 Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.