Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Poetry Born: 1942 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDybek was born and raised in Chicago's Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods in the 1950s and early 1960s. Currently, he is the Distinguished Writer in Residence at Northwestern University, in Evanston, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationStuart Dybek is the author of four other books of fiction, including Paper Lantern, published simultaneously with Ecstatic Cahoots, as well as two collections of poetry. His fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, The Atlantic, Poetry, Tin House, and many other magazines, and have been widely anthologized, including work in both Best American Fiction and Best American Poetry.The recipient of many prizes and awards―including the PEN/Malamud Award, an Arts and Letters Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Whiting Writers' Award, and four O. Henry Awards. After teaching for more than 30 years at Western Michigan University, where he remains an Adjunct Professor of English and a member of the permanent faculty of the Prague Summer Program, Dybek became the Distinguished Writer in Residence at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He divides his time between Evanston, Illinois, Kalamazoo, Michigan, and the Florida Keys.
*''Brass Knuckles'', University of Pittsburg Press, 1979 *''Childhood and Other Neighborhood Stories'', Viking, 1980 *''Ecstatic Cahoots'', Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014 *''I Sailed With Magellan'', Picador, 2004 *''Paper Lantern'', Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014 *''Streets in Their Own Ink: Poems'', Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2006 *''The Coast of Chicago'', Knopf, 1991 *''The Start of Something: Selected Stories of Stuart Dybek,'' 2016