Steve Yarbrough

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Birthday
29, 1956
Birthplace
Mississippi
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
Mississippi

About

An American fiction writer, he is known for The End of California, Prisoners of War, Visible Spirits, The Oxygen Man, and other novels. His short story collections include Mississippi History, Veneer, and Family Men.

Before Fame

He received his B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of Mississippi and his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas.

Trivia

He won both the Mississippi Authors Award and the California Book Award.

Family Life

He grew up in Mississippi and later taught creative writing at California State University in Fresno and Emerson College in Boston. With his wife, Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough, he had two daughters.

Associated With

He won the 2010 Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence.