Allan Gurganus

Allan Gurganus’s (Spring 2012 Residency Author) novels are Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and Plays Well with Others.  His stories and novellas have been collected in White People and The Practical Heart, winner of a Lambda Literary Award.  Honored by the O.Henry Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award, among other kudos, he lives in North Carolina and has taught frequently at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.