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Richard Ford

Richard FordBorn: 16-Feb-1944
Birthplace: Jackson, MS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Independence Day

Father: (d. 1960)
Wife: Kristina Hensley (m. 1968)

    University: BA, Michigan State University (1966)
    Law School: Washington University Law School
    University: MFA, University of California at Irvine (1970)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1996 for Independence Day
    PEN/Faulkner Award 1996 for Independence Day
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1977-78
    NEA Fellowship 1979-80
    NEA Fellowship 1985-86
    Risk Factors: Dyslexia

Author of books:
A Piece of My Heart (1976, novel)
The Ultimate Good Luck (1981, novel)
The Sportswriter (1986, novel)
Rock Springs (1987, short stories)
Wildlife (1990, novel)
Independence Day (1995, novel)
Women with Men (1997, short stories)
A Multitude of Sins (2002, short stories)

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