Driscoll is the author of four books of poetry, three novels,
and a collection of short stories. His poetry and fiction have
been published in over 100 journals, magazines and anthologies.
He is currently the writer-in-residence at the Interlochen
Center for the Arts.
Driscoll holds an M.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts,
and a B.A. Magna Cum Laude, from Windham College. Driscoll
has been the recipient of an NEH Independent Study Grant,
NEA Creative Writing Fellowship, MCA Creative Artist Grant
for Poetry and for Fiction. He has been the recipient of
five PEN Syndicated Fiction Awards, and the winner of the
PEN/Nelson Algren Fiction Award, among many others. He was
also the recipient of the 1992 AWP Short Fiction Award, the
1998 Pushcart Book Editors Award for Lucky Man, Lucky
the 1999 Independent Book Publishers' Award, and the 1999
Barnes and Noble Discover Award.
prose has verve to it, life and humor and clear-eyed harshness,
an eye for nature and how people move through it that make
[How Like an Angel] taste like a cold beer after
a long day's hike." -Chicago
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