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I prefer to write novels because, well, I'm a novelist. I feel like an artist when I'm writing a novel, when I'm working on a screenplay I feel like a craftsman.
Graduated from the Cornell University College of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1971 with a BS degree. He received an M.F.A. from Columbia University, a Mirillees Fellowship in fiction at Stanford University and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.