David Bradley, Associate Professor of Fiction at the University of Oregon, is the author of two novels, South Street (1975) and The Chaneysville Incident (1981) which was awarded the 1982 PEN/Faulkner Award and an Academy Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Since 1985 he has worked primarily in Creative Nonfiction, publishing pieces in Esquire, Redbook, The New York Times, The Nation, The Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker and Dissent. His most recent Creative Nonfiction has appeared online in Obit, Narrative, and Brevity. He has also published articles on and introductions to editions of works by Melville, Twain, Richard Wright, William Melvin Kelley and Edmund Wilson.
Publications and Prizes
The Chaneysville Incident (Harper & Row, 1990), South Street (Scribner, 1986)
Esquire, Philadelphia, The Nation, The New Yorker
PEN/Faulkner Award (1982)
Academy Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters (1982)
Guggenheim Fellowship for fiction (1989)
National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship for Creative Non-fiction (1991)