Jacob M. Appel
Winner 2012
The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up
Jacob M. Appel
Jacob M. Appel’s novel, The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up is an absurdist comedy of a mild-mannered man who accidentally sparks a major incident in America after he refuses to stand for the national anthem at a baseball game.

Jacob’s previous prize wins include Faulkner-Wisdom Award and The Boston Prize for his short stories and plays.

Jacob who lives in New York is also a columnist for The Huffington Post and The New York Times and has been an outspoken bioethicist, with controversial views on ethics in America.

The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up
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