Charles Baxter (2008)

Charles Baxter

Charles Baxter is the author of four short-story collections, three collections of poetry, two essay collections (Burning Down the House and The Art of Subtext), and five novels, including Saul and Patsy, The Feast of Love and, most recently, The Soul Thief. His accolades include a Guggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts grants and finalist status for the 2000 National Book Award for The Feast of Love. A dedicated teacher, Baxter is the Edelstein-Keller Professor of creative writing at the University of Minnesota. [2008]