marlene lopez

Robert Olen Butler is a Pulitzer Prize–winning author of sixteen novels, including A Small Hotel, Hell, and the Christopher Marlowe Cobb series. He is also the author of six short-story collections and a book on the creative process, From Where You Dream. He has twice won a National Magazine Award for Fiction and received the 2013 F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature. He teaches creative writing at Florida State University. His latest novel, Perfume River, (Grove Atlantic), is a lyrical and emotional exploration of family ties and the legacy of the Vietnam War through the portrait of a single North Florida family