Steven Barthelme

Professor of English

Steven Barthelme is the author of more than 120 stories, essays, and articles, and four books, two of fiction and two of non-fiction.  Early stories were collected in And He Tells the Little Horse the Whole Story  (Johns Hopkins University Press), and a new collection titled Hush Hush, issued in 2012 by Melville House, includes stories from the The Atlantic Monthly (read his Atlantic story "Heaven" here), Yale Review, Boulevard, Epoch, Esquire online, McSweeney’s, North American Review, and elsewhere.  His non-fiction books are the memoir, Double Down, co-authored with his brother, published in 1999 by Houghton Mifflin, and essays collected in The Early Posthumous Work, from Red Hen Press in 2010.  Those pieces originally appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Texas Observer, the New Yorker, Elle Decor, and other newspapers and magazines.  His short stories have been reprinted in various anthologies including the Pushcart Prizes 1993 and 2005 and have earned fellowships or awards from the Henfield Foundation, the Hemingway Days Festival, the Texas Institute of Letters, the Mississippi Arts Commission, and the PEN Syndicated Fiction Project.

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