Craft Seminar with Tobias Wolff, author of This Boy's Life
The MFA program at Ashland University presents the summer residency's summer reading series. Tobias Wolff, author of This Boy's Life and many others, gives a craft seminar on Monday, August 2 at 1 p.m. in Ronk Lecture Hall, Schar College of Education. This event is free and open to the public.
Tobias Wolff’s books include the memoirs This Boy’s Life and In Pharaoh’s Army: Memories of the Lost War; the short novel The Barracks Thief; the novel Old School; and four collections of short stories, In the Garden of the North American Martyrs, Back in the World, The Night in Question, and most recently, Our Story Begins: New and Selected Stories. He has also edited several anthologies, among them Best American Short Stories 1994, A Doctor’s Visit: The Short Stories of Anton Chekhov, and The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories. His work is translated widely and has received numerous awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Award, The Los Angeles Times Book Prize, both the PEN/Malamud and the Rea Award for Excellence in the Short Story, the Story Prize, and the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor of English at Stanford.