Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon (b. 1963) has published a dozen books, about half of them novels, including The Yiddish Policemen's Union (2007), the serialized novel Gentlemen of the Road (2007), and most recently Telegraph Avenue (2013). In 2001, he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, which explores the lives of two Jewish comic-book artists in the 1940s. In addition to his novels, Chabon has written short-story and essay collections, newspaper serials, screenplays, children's and young-adult books, and comics. "Kids' Stuff" originated as a keynote speech at the 2004 Eisner Awards, known as the "Oscar awards of the comics industry."