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About Ron Carlson

Ron Carlson is the author of eight books of fiction, most recently his selected stories A Kind of Flying (W.W. Norton 2003), the novel The Speed of Light (HarperCollins 2003), and the story collection At the Jim Bridger (Picador paperback 2003). His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Harper's, The New Yorker, Gentlemen's Quarterly, Epoch, The North American Review, and other journals, as well as The Best American Short Stories, The O'Henry Prize Series, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction and dozens of other anthologies. He is Foundation Professor and Regents' Professor of English at Arizona State University. Among his awards are a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, the Cohen Prize at Ploughshares, and a National Society of Arts and Letters Literature Award.

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