Pamela Y. Duncan (born September 24, 1961) is an Americannovelist. Her novels include Moon Women (2001), Plant Life (2003) and The Big Beautiful (2007). Her awards include the Sir Walter Raleigh Prize, and in 2000 she was chosen as one of the Ten Best Emerging Writers in the South. She won an American Library Association award in 2007. Her work often focuses on the lives of working class Southerners.