Lawrence Coates

Lawrence Coates is the author of five books, most recently the novella Camp Olvido.  His work has been recognized with the Western States Book Award in Fiction, the Donald Barthelme Prize in Short Prose, the Miami University Press Novella Prize, an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction.  He currently directs the MFA program at Bowling Green State University.