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Join Melissa Studdard and Donna Baier-Stein for a conversation with Richard Bausch--the masterful and award-winning author of eleven novels, eight short story collections, and one volume of poetry and prose.
Bausch's stories have appeared in Harper's, The Atlantic Monthly, Gentleman's Quarterly, Esquire and many other magazines and have been anthologized in The Granta Book of the American Short Story and Something Is Out There: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries). In 2012, he won the prestigious $30,000 Rea Award for The Short Story.
Richard Bausch's story collection “Something Is Out There" was a 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist, and an earlier novel, The Last Good Time, was made into a movie directed by Bob Balaban. His eighth novel, Peace, won the 2009 Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction from the American Library Association. He has also written a book of poetry and prose called These Extremes.
Bausch is the recipient of numerous grants, and fellowships including a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Hillsdale Prize of The Fellowship of Southern Writers, The Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Award in Literature. In 1997, Richard Bausch was elected to the Fellowship of Southern Writers and ten years later he became chancellor of the Fellowship.
Since 2002, Richard Bausch has been the editor of The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction. He currently teaches at Chapman University in Orange, California.
To find out more about, Richard Bausch: http://richardbausch.com/ And to purchase his books, visit: http://tinyurl.com/l25gls5