T Coraghessan Boyle

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Birthday
2, 1948
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
New York

About

A prolific American novelist and short story writer, he is best known for his PEN/Faulkner Award-winning novel, World's End. Much of his writing explores the experiences and characteristics of members of the baby boom generation.

Before Fame

He received a B.A. in English and history from the State University of New York at Potsdam; an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers' Workshop; and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.

Trivia

His short story collections include Greasy Lake, Without a Hero, and Descent of Man.

Family Life

He settled in Santa Barbara, California with his wife and three children.

Associated With

He and Julie Orringer both studied at the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop.

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