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Jami Attenberg Wins Jewish Literary Vigilante Of The Year

Since we’re fans of both vigilante justice and Jami Attenberg, we are going to follow up the award she got from the Village Voice last night with the first Jewish Literary Vigilante of the Year award. Read More

By / December 8, 2010

We knew that Jami Attenberg was so much more than just the “Joyce Carol Oates of Brooklyn” when we added her to our Big Jewcy list.

Last night the novelist was given an award for her real life story about her bicycle being stolen, and then the justice she got by hunting down the man who stole it via Craigslist, at the Village Voice Web Awards.

Since we’re fans of both vigilante justice and Jami Attenberg, we are going to follow up the award she got last night with our own Jewish Literary Vigilante of the Year award.  We are also going to point out that this will be the last of these awards, unless something happens where Gary Shteyngart starts wearing a cape to 92Y events and calling himself “Russian Jewish Literature Man.”