Phil Klay

Winner, 2014 National Book Awards
Honoree, 2014 5 Under 35

Phil Klay is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Iraq’s Anbar Province from January 2007 to February 2008 as a Public Affairs Officer.
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Redeployment

ISBN 9781594204999 The Penguin Press/ Penguin Group (USA)

Redeployment takes readers to the front lines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos. More about this book >

  • FICTION WINNER National Book Awards 2014 >
  • HONOREE 5 Under 35 2014 >

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Phil Klay reads from Redeployment at 2014 NBA Finalists Reading


Phil Klay at the 2014 5 Under 35 Celebration


Phil Klay accepts the 2014 National Book Award in Fiction for Redeployment

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Phil Klay

Phil Klay is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Iraq’s Anbar Province from January 2007 to February 2008 as a Public Affairs Officer. His writing has appeared in Granta, The New York Times, Newsweek,The Daily Beast, New York Daily News, Tin House, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012. Klay is a 2014 National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Honoree.

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