In 1984 he received a grant from the Graham Foundation for the Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, which resulted in a comparative photo-essay entitled The Italian Hilltown and the American Main Street Small Tow
Nathanael West accomplished a few several things in his short life, among them: forging his way into both Tufts and Brown Universities, writing several largely ignored satiric novels, writing several equally ignored screenplays, and running a stop sign en route to the funeral of F. Scott Fitzgeral
Lorrie Moore is a short story and fiction writer. She graduated from St. Lawrence University in New York in 1978 and received an MFA from Cornell University in 1982.
Moore published her first book of short stories, Self-Help, in 1985 and quickly became known for her cleverly candid approach to p