University of Mississippi

Richard Ford

Professor of English & Creative Writing

Education

  • M.F.A. University of California, Irvine (1970)
  • B.A. Michigan State University (1966)

Selected Honors

  • Kenyon Prize (2008)
  • Cavour Prize, Italy (2007)
  • Commandeur, L’Ordre Des Arts et Des Lettres, Republic of France (2004)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2003)
  • Berlin Prize, American Academy in Berlin (2003)
  • PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story (2003)
  • Doctor of Humane Letters (Hon.), The University of Michigan (1998)
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1996)
  • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (1996)

Selected publications

Books

  • The Lay of the Land (2006)
  • Vintage Ford (2004)
  • A Multitude of Sins (2002)
  • Women with Men (1997)
  • Independence Day (1995)
  • Wildlife (1990)
  • Rock Springs: Stories (1987)
  • The Sportswriter (1986)
  • The Ultimate Good Luck (1981)
  • A Piece of My Heart (1976)