Walter Abish

Walter Abish is the author of three novels, three collections of short stories, and a book of poems. He has been the recipient of a grant from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation as well as the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. His other awards include a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award and the 1991 Award of Merit Medal from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives in New York City.