Busby, Mark

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BUSBY, Mark. American, b. 1945. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Novels. Career: Indiana-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, associate faculty instructor, 1970-72; University of Colorado, Boulder, instructor in English and black education, 1972-76; Texas A&M University, College Station, assistant professor, 1977-83, associate professor, 1983-91; Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, associate professor, 1991-93, professor of English and director of Center for the Study of the Southwest, 1993-. Coeditor, Southwestern American Literature, 1992-, and Texas Books in Review, 1996-. Publications: Preston Jones, 1983; Lanford Wilson, 1987; Ralph Ellison, 1991; Fort Benning Blues (novel), 2001. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: The Frontier Experience and the American Dream: Essays on American Literature, 1989; New Growth/2: Contemporary Short Stories by Texas Writers, 1993; Larry McMurtry and the West: An Ambivalent Relationship, 1995; From Texas to the World and Back: The Journeys of Katherine Anne Porter, 2001. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Center for the Study of the Southwest, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]