BUSCH, Frederick. American, b. 1941. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Literary criticism and history. Career: Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, staff member, 1966-, professor of English, 1976-87, Fairchild Professor of Literature, 1987-. Publications: I Wanted a Year without Fall, 1971; Hawkes: A Guide to His Fictions, 1973; Manual Labor, 1974; When People Publish (essays), 1987; A Dangerous Profession (essays), 1998; (ed.) Letters to a Fiction Writer, 1999. NOVELS: The Mutual Friend, 1978; Rounds, 1980; Take This Man, 1981; Invisible Mending, 1984; Sometimes I Live in the Country, 1986; Harry and Catherine, 1990; Closing Arguments, 1991; Long Way from Home, 1993; Girls, 1997; The Night Inspector, 1999; A Memory of War, 2003. STORIES: Breathing Trouble, 1974; Domestic Particulars, 1976; Hardwater Country, 1979; Too Late American Boyhood Blues, 1984; Absent Friends, 1989; The Children in the Woods: New & Selected Stories, 1994; Don't Tell Anyone, 2000. Address: Dept. of English, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346, U.S.A.