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Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of seventeen novels, including Hell , A Small Hotel , Perfume River , and the Christopher Marlowe Cobb series. He is also the author of six short story collections and a book on the creative process, From Where You Dream . He has twice won a National Magazine Award in Fiction and received the 2013 F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature. He teaches creative writing at Florida State University.