blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Richard Bausch has taught creative writing at the University of Michigan, the University of Virginia, the Bread Loaf Writers'
Conference, the University of the South, and George Mason University, where he held the Heritage Chair. His nine novels include Hello to the Cannibals (HarperCollins, 2002), In the Night Season (HarperCollins, 1998), Mr. Field’s Daughter (Linden Press, 1989), and The Last Good Time (Doubleday, 1984). His stories have appeared in numerous prize-winning anthologies, including Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, and have won two National Magazine Awards—one for The New Yorker and one for The Atlantic Monthly. They have most recently been collected in The Stories of Richard Bausch (HarperCollins, 2003). He is the co-editor of the Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, and is a recipient of the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award and the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.