Individual Author Record
Name: Gerald DuffPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1938 in Beaumont, Texas Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDuff lives in Lebanon, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationIn addition to writing fiction, poetry, and scholarly works, Gerald Duff has taught literature and writing at Vanderbilt University, Kenyon College, Rhodes College, and Johns Hopkins University. He has published eleven books, including ''Indian Giver'', finalist for the Great Lakes Colleges Association First Novel Award, and ''Fire Ants'', which was a finalist for the Texas Institute of Letters Jesse Jones Award for the 2007 Best Book of Fiction. His other books of fiction and poetry have won the St. Andrews Prize for Poetry and the Cohen Award for Fiction, and have been nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award, the Texas Institute for Letters Award, the University of Michigan Literary Fiction Award, and the PEN/Faulkner Prize.
''William Cobett and the Politics of Earth'', University of Salzburg Press, 1972''A Ceremony of Light Poems'', Interim, 1976''Calling Collect, Poems'', University Presses of Florida, 1982''Indian Giver'', Indiana University Press, 1983''Graveyard Working'', Baskerville Press, 1994''Thats All Right Mama, The Unauthorized Life of Elvis` Twin'', Baskerville Press, 1995''Memphis Ribs'', Salvo Press, 1999''Snake Song'', Salvo Press, 2000''Coasters'', New South Books, 2001''Fire Ants'', New South Books, 2007''Blue Sabine'', Moon City Press, 2011''Home Truths'', Texas Christian University Press, 2011''Dirty Rice'', University of Louisiana at LaFayette, 2012''Decoration Day'', Stephen F. Austin University Press, 2012