Novelist and short story writer

Tobias Wolff is the author of seven previous books including The Barracks Thief, for which he won a PEN/Faulkner Award. He is the editor of The Vintage Book of American Short Stories. Among his honors are the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award, both for excellence in the short story and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. 

He lives in northern California and teaches at Stanford University.