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William J. Kennedy

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William J. Kennedy – (Advisory Board Member) Novelist, Nonfiction Writer. William J. Kennedy is the author of several novels that deal with the interaction of members of the fictional Irish-American Phelan family, and make use of Albany, New York’s history. His novels include THE INK TRUCK, LEGS, BILLY PHELAN’S GREATEST GAME, IRONWEED, winner of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and ROSCOE. He has also written a non-fiction book about Albany entitled O ALBANY! He is a graduate of Siena College in Loudonville, New York and still lives near Albany.

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