Barton, Fredrick

Fredrick Barton

UNO writer-in-residence Frederick Barton is the author or editor of ten books including the book of essays Rowing to Sweden, the jazz opera libretto, Ash Wednesday, the anthology of short fiction, Monday Nights, and the novels The El Cholo Feeling Passes, Courting Pandemonium, With Extreme Prejudice, and A House Divided, which won the William Faulkner Prize. His short stories have been included in the anthologies Something in Common, Above Ground, and Louisiana in Words. His latest novel, In the Wake of the Flagship, is a story of culture clash, political bias, and human heartbreak. Rick also thinks it’s pretty funny.