Pen Name: None
Born: 1966 in Washington DC
Shreve lives in Chicago and West LaFayette, Indiana with his wife and writer Bich Minh Nguyen.
Biographical and Professional Information
Shreve is the author of the acclaimed novel The Obituary Writer, which was a New York Times Notable Book and a Book Sense 76 pick. Shreve, whom Lorrie Moore has hailed as a "wonderful and accomplished" writer, currently directs the Creative Writing Program at Purdue University.
The Obituary Writer , Houghton-Mifflin, 2000
Drives Like A Dream, Houghton-Mifflin, 2005
When the White House Was Ours, Houghton-Mifflin, 2008
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Obituary Writer
Release Date: 2000-06-07
When the White House Was Ours
Release Date: 2008-08-12
The Obituary Writer was a 2000 New York Times Notable Book and a Borders Original Voices selection.
Drives Like a Dream was a 2005 Chicago Tribune Book of the Year and a People "Great Reads" selection.
When the White House Was Ours was a 2008 Chicago Tribune Book of the Year.
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, for publicity questions, please contact:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
222 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116
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