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  1. R. V. Cassill

    R. V. Cassill (1919­-2002) was a prolific and award-winning author and a highly regarded writing teacher. Among his best-known works are the novels Clem Anderson and Doctor Cobb's Game and the short stories "The Father" and "The Prize," the latter of which won him an O. Henry Award. At the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Purdue University, and Brown University, Cassill taught many acclaimed authors, including Joy Williams and Raymond Carver. He founded the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) in 1967 and after his retirement became the editor of The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, a position he held for nearly a quarter century. 

     

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  2. R. V. Cassill

    R. V. Cassill (1919­-2002) was a prolific and award-winning author and a highly regarded writing teacher. Among his best-known works are the novels Clem Anderson and Doctor Cobb's Game and the short stories "The Father" and "The Prize," the latter of which won him an O. Henry Award. At the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Purdue University, and Brown University, Cassill taught many acclaimed authors, including Joy Williams and Raymond Carver. He founded the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) in 1967 and after his retirement became the editor of TheNorton Anthology of Short Fiction, a position he held for nearly a quarter century.