George Dila's short story collection, Nothing More to Tell, was published by Mayapple Press in 2011. His short stories and personal essays have appeared in numerous journals and earned several literary awards and prizes. A native Detroiter, he now lives and writes from the Lake Michigan shore town of Ludington.
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The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.