Richard Ford

Born: Feb 16, 1944 AD
Currently alive, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Novelists


1944 – He was born on the 16th day of February this year in Jackson, Mississippi. He received his B.A. from Michigan State University. After a brief enrollment in law school, Ford turned to writing fiction.


1977 – He has been a Guggenheim fellow. He received his MFA from the University of California at Irvine. He has also lived in Montana and New Orleans.


1979 – He received recognition award at the National Endowment for the Arts fellow.


1985 – He was a two time recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts fellow.


1987 – He won a PEN/Faulkner citation for fiction award for The Sportswriter. 








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