July 26, 2017 |
Charles Baxter is the author of five novels, including Feast of Love, a finalist for the National Book Award, five collections of short stories, three collections of poems, and two collections of essays on fiction. He has received grants from the NEA, Guggenheim Foundation and the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Foundation. Born in Minneapolis, he graduated from Macalester College, in Saint Paul and completed graduate work in English at the SUNY, Buffalo. He has taught at Wayne State University and in the MFA program at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He now teaches at the University of Minnesota.