Bauer’s novels are The Book of Famous Iowans; The Very Air; and Dexterity. He has also published three works of non-fiction: What Happens Next? Matters of Life and Death; Prairie City, Iowa; and The Stuff of Fiction. He’s edited the anthologies, Prime Times: Writers on Television and Death by Pad Thai and Other Unforgettable Meals. He has received fellowships in both fiction and creative non-fiction from the National Endowment for the Arts. He holds a Doctor of Arts from the State University of New York at Albany and a B.A. in journalism from Drake University. He has taught, among other places, at Harvard, Rice University, and Smith College. Bauer has taught at Bennington since 2005.
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