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Chris Offutt

Chris Offutt grew up in Haldeman, Kentucky, a former mining community of two hundred people, and graduated from Morehead State University, KY. He is the author of No Heroes, The Same River Twice, Kentucky Straight, Out of the Woods, and The Good Brother. Honors for his work include Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.

Offutt is a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Prizes, Awards & Fellowships
  • 2003 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Fiction