Professor for the Creative Writing Program
M.F.A., University of Michigan
B.A., Williams College
Hoyt Hall 342
Scribe (Graywolf Press, forthcoming); Boleto (Graywolf Press, 2012); Ghosts of Wyoming (Graywolf Press, 2010); Snow, Ashes (Graywolf Press, 2007); Keeneland (Simon & Schuster, 2000); Graveyard of the Atlantic (Graywolf Press, 2000); Hardware River (Poseidon Press, 1991); Madonna on Her Back (Stuart Wright, 1986).
Awards include an NEA Fellowship, a Christopher Isherwood Foundation Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, inclusion in Best American Short Stories, the High Plains Book Award for Fiction, the Devil's Kitchen Award in Prose, a Nelson Algren Award, a Hopwood Award from the University of Michigan, and the John P. Ellbogen Award for Meritorious Classroom Teaching.
Fishing, tennis, hiking and camping, snowshoeing, and folklore.