Wally Lamb is a nationally honored teacher, critically acclaimed writer and best-selling author. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and three sons.
Lamb is the recipient of the 1998 Governor's Arts Award, State of Connecticut, a past recipient of the NEA grant for fiction and is a Missouri Review William Peden fiction prize winner.
He was the director of the Writing Center at the Norwich Free Academy, Norwich, Connecticut from 1989 - 1998, and is currently an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Connecticut's English Department. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Education from the University of Connecticut and an M.F.A. in Writing from Vermont College.
His new book, I Know This Much is True, was released in June 1998.