Williford, Lex

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WILLIFORD, Lex. American, b. 1954. Genres: Novellas/Short stories. Career: Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, assistant instructor, 1982-83, instructor in English and supervisor of Writing Center, 1983; Auburn University, Auburn, AL, instructor in English, 1987-91, director of Writing Center, 1990-91; Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, lecturer in creative writing, 1991-94; University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, assistant professor of creative writing, 1994-99; University of Texas at El Paso, assistant professor of creative writing, 2000-. Gives readings from his works; guest on radio and television programs. Publications: Macauley's Thumb (stories), 1994; (ed. with M. Martone) Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction, 2000 Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of stories, articles, and reviews to magazines. Address: Department of English, University of Texas at El Paso, Hudspeth Hall Rm 113, 500 W University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968-0526, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]