Tobias Wolff October 7, 2004

Acclaimed writer Tobias Wolff, whose works include the memoirs This Boy’s Life and In Pharaoh’s Army, returns to Syracuse University for the season’s first University Lectures presentation. Wolff, at one time a writer-in-residence in the University’s Creative Writing program, also is known for his collections of short stories, including In The Garden of the North American Martyrs, Back in the World, and The Night in Question. His first novel, Old School, was published in 2003. Wolff has edited several anthologies, among them The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Stories. His work is translated widely and has received numerous awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Rea Award for Excellence in the Short Story, and the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.