OTTO, Lon. American, b. 1948. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories. Career: University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn., assistant professor, 1974- 78, associate professor, 1978-82, professor of English, 1982-. Publications: A Nest of Hooks (stories), 1978; Water Bodies (chapbook), 1986; Cover Me (stories), 1988. Address: 270 Mackubin St, St. Paul, MN 55102, U.S.A.