Larry Woiwode

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Birthday
30, 1941
Birthplace
North Dakota
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
North Dakota

About

An American writer of fiction and non-fiction, he is particularly known for his best-selling 1975 novel, Beyond the Bedroom Wall, which was nominated for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award. His other works include Made Fresh: Essays on Literature and Culture and a 2008 memoir entitled A Step from Death.

Before Fame

He worked as both a copywriter and a voice-over artist for a CBS affiliate in Illinois.

Trivia

He was named North Dakota's Poet Laureate in 1995.

Family Life

He grew up in Carrington, North Dakota and later attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He married Carole Woiwode.

Associated With

His novel, What I'm Going to Do, I Think, won the William Faulkner Foundation Award.