Richard Ford

Richard Ford was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1944.  He has published six novels and four collections of stories, including The Sportswriter, Independence Day, A Multitude of Sins, The Lay of the Land, and most recently, CanadaIndependence Day was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the first time the same book had won both prizes.  Richard Ford lives in Maine with his wife, Kristina Ford.