Frederick Barthelme

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Date of Birth October 10, 1943
Place of Birth Texas
Age 77 years old
Horoscope Libra

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Fredrick Barthelme is an American novelist and short story writer, well known as one of the seminal writers of minimalist fiction. Alongside his personal publishing history, his position as Director of The Center For Writers at The University of Southern Mississippi and Editor of the nationally prominent literary journal Mississippi Review have placed him at the forefront of the contemporary American literary scene. He is currently the editor of New World Writing.

About Frederick Barthelme

An American novelist, short story writer, and literary magazine editor, he is best known for his novel Bob the Gambler.

Before Fame

He was a founding member of an avant-garde rock band known as The Red Krayola.

Achievement

He developed a reputation as a minimalist writer.

Family Life

His father, Donald Barthelme, was a modernist architect.

Associations

His writing style is often compared to that of Raymond Carver.

Information related to Frederick Barthelme

  • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction winners
  • Minimalist writers
  • University of Southern Mississippi faculty
  • American editors
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Latest information about Frederick Barthelme updated on October 29, 2020.

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