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Wally Lamb

writer

Wally Lamb, American writer. Recipient Governors Arts award, State of Connecticut, 1998, William Peden fiction prize, Missouri Review; grantee National Education Association.

Background

Lamb, Wally was born on October 17, 1950 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Education, University Connecticut, 1972. Master of Arts in Education, University Connecticut, 1977. Master of Fine Arts in Writing, Vermont College, 1984.

Career

English teacher Norwich Free Academy, Connecticut, 1972—1988, writing center director, 1988—1997. Director creative writing University Connecticut, 1997—1999. Writer-in-residence Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, 2006.

Works