About the Author
...earned a B.A. in philosophy from Haverford College, and on a
Rockefeller Fellowship studied at the University of Chicago. He
worked as a freelance writer in Chicago, then worked or wrote for
The New York Review of Books, Cavalier, and The New York Free
Press. He has taught at the Breadloaf Young Writers Conference, and
his work (which has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and
received an Honorable Mention from the Vermont Council on the Arts)
has appeared in the Kenyon, New England, and Wisconsin Reviews, The
International Philosophical Quarterly, Psychoanalysis and
Psychotherapy, Tango News, and elsewhere. Pritchard has written
five novels, "Restaurant," "Benny's Mission," "Three Sexes in
Search of the Creddlebones," "Symphony," and "The Thrift Shop
Murders"; a novella, "Terminal Vibrato"; and a collection of short
stories, "Just Tell What Happened." His "The Elements of Style:
Updated and Annotated for Present-Day Use," an augmentation and
explication of William Strunk, Jr.'s classic text, with a new
Foreword, and new sections on spelling and proper usage, was
published in 2011. As a poet, Pritchard has published three
chapbooks, "Kindling," "Warming Up," and "Sparks in the Chimney,"
and a poetry collection, "Making Up for Lost Dreams." As a
playwright, he has had nine productions of his plays, off-off, in
New York City. He is a member of PEN and the Dramatists Guild.
Pritchard, who plays and teaches jazz piano professionally, lives
in Middlebury, Vermont, and New York City. Note: "Terminal Vibrato
and Other Stories" was published by Beaufort Books, New York, in
2007. "Restaurant," "Benny's Mission," and "Three Sexes" are
available from Amazon.com, from firstname.lastname@example.org, and
from email@example.com. (Please put "Order" or "Query"
in the subject line.) The four titles will soon be available as
downloadable Kindle books.