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Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler has published sixteen novels including his most recent, Perfume River; six volumes of short fiction, including the 1993 Pulitzer Prize-winner, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain; as well as a guide to the creative process, From Where You Dream. In 2013 he received the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature. He is a Francis Eppes Distinguished Professor holding the Michael Shaara Chair in Creative Writing at Florida State University.