Professor, Writing (1996). BS, 1976, University of Missouri-Columbia; MFA, 1981, Iowa Writers Workshop. Books: What You've Been Missing. Anthologies: Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction; Breaking Into Print: Early Stories and Insights Into Getting Published; Love Stories for the Time Being. Publications: Seattle Review; Glimmer Train; Chelsea; Ploughshares; The New Yorker. Bibliography: San Francisco Chronicle; Boston Globe; Beatrice; Bookslut; Identity Theory. Awards: NEA Literature Fellowship; Illinois Arts Council Literature Fellowships; Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award; Pushcart Prize; Ploughshares award for best story of volume year; Poets & Writers Writers' Exchange Award; Michener-Copernicus fellowship.

Current Interests

I'm writing a book called The Between, an unreliable autobiography.


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