- "Beautiful Monsters," originally published in Tin House, selected for both Best American Short Stories 2012 and Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012
- "Schemes of My Father," originally published in GQ, selected for New California Writing 2012
- Model Home longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
- Model Home to be released in Italy by Barbes Editore
- Model Home wins the California Book Award for Fiction, Silver Medal.
- Model Home to be released in Brazil by Novo Conceito.
- Model Home is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award!
- Model Home wins 2nd place in the Barnes & Noble Discover Awards.
Model Home is a finalist in the 2011 Morning News Tournament of Books. Print your brackets and follow the tournament here. The tournament begins on March 7.
- Model Home chosen by PBS's Newshour as one of the three best unsung books of 2010.
- Puchner named to "20 More Under 40" list in The Millions.
- Model Home is winner of the Fiction Category in the 2010
San Francisco Book Festival.
- Model Home paperback to be released September 14
- Model Home named a New York Times Book Review's
- Starred reviews in Publisher's Weekly, Booklist, and
Kirkus Reviews .
- Model Home named a Discover Great New Writers pick at
Barnes & Noble.
- Model Home to be released in France by Albin Michel.
- Model Home to be released as audio book.