CURREY, Richard. American, b. 1949. Genres: Autobiography/Memoirs, Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Adult non-fiction. Career: Writer. D. H. Lawrence Fellow in Literature, 1981; National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, 1982, 1987. Recipient of Santa Fe Festival of the Arts Poetry Prize, 1979, Associated Writing Progs; Pushcart Prize, 1991; writers Film Project, 1996-97. Short Fiction Prize, 1984, O. Henry Prize, 1988, and Vietnam Veterans of American Excellence in the Arts Award, 1989; Western States Arts Federation Grantee, 1992. Publications: Crossing Over: A Vietnam Journal, 1980; Fatal Light (novel), 1988 (Ernest Hemingway Foundation Special Citation); The Wars of Heaven (short stories), 1990; Crossing Over: The Vietnam Stories, 1993; Lost Highway (novel), 1997; Rio Grande (nonfiction), 1998. Address: 160 Washington, S.E., #185, Albuquerque, NM 87108, U.S.A.