Tobias Wolff is the author of two memoirs, This Boy’s Life (1989), and In Pharaoh's Army (1994), numerous short story collections and novels, including The Barracks Thief (1984), which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era. He holds a First Class Honours degree in English from Hertford College, Oxford (1972), and an MA from Stanford University. In 1975, he was awarded a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Creative Writing at Stanford University. Wolff is the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, where he has taught classes in English and creative writing since 1997.
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