1943 - Born on August 3rd in New York City.
1972 - Wrote the novel Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer, 1943-1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright.
1975 - Won a Prix Médicis étranger for Edwin Mullhouse biography.
1996 - Wrote the novel Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer.
1997 - Won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Martin Dressler. The Tale of an American Dreamer.
- Also wrote novels "Portrait of a Romantic" and the short story collection "The Knife Thrower: And Other Stories".
2006 - He is currently a professor at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York.
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