Date: 2002-02-22 Born in Illinois in 1945, Robert Olen Butler served with the US army as a linguist in Vietnam before publishing his first work in 1981. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1993. He teaches Creative Writing at Florida state University.
Date: 2003-03-03 Robert Olen Butler is the author of ten novels and two collections of stories. In addition to a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 and a National Magazine Award in 2001 (both for fiction), he has received a Guggenheim Fellowship in fiction and an NEA grant, as well as the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches creative writing at Florida State University.
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