UAB Writers' Series: Richard Ford
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
7:00 p.m., Alumni Auditorium in Hill University Center
Richard Ford was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1944. He has published seven novels and four collections of stories, including The Sportswriter, Independence Day, A Multitude of Sins and, most recently, Canada. Independence Day was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the first time the same book had won both prizes. Richard Ford teaches in the University of Mississippi’s Creative Writing Program.