2020 Programmes

Richard Ford

Richard Ford

UNITED STATES

Leading American novelist and short story writer Richard Ford is the author of seven novels and several short story collections, among them The Sportswriter, Let Me Be Frank With You and Independence Day, the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN Faulkner Award. In 2019 he was awarded the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction – a lifetime achievement award. The Library described him as a “luminous storyteller – one of the most eloquent writers of his generation”. He is currently a professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and his latest collection is Sorry for your Trouble.


Richard Ford appears in our 2020 WINTER SERIES. View the Episode 5 video or listen to the podcast.