Richard Bausch is the author of numerous works of fiction, including the novels Hello to the Cannibals, Thanksgiving Night, and Peace, winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the story collections Someone to Watch Over Me and Something Is Out There, a finalist for the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. In addition, he was the 2012 winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story. Bausch has also received the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story and the Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. A devoted teacher, he is a professor at Chapman University in Orange, California.
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