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William Hoffman

Born: May 16, 1925

Death: Sep 12, 2009

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

William Hoffman

Date of Birth : May 16, 1925
Date of Death : Sep 12, 2009

Henry William Hoffman was an American writer who published thirteen novels and four books of short stories. A native of Charleston, West Virginia, he lived in Charlotte Court House, Virginia. William Hoffman was the recipient of the 1992 John Dos Passos Prize For Literature. In 1996 he was awarded the O. Henry Prize. In 1999 he received The Dashiell Hammett Award for the book Tidewater Blood. His short story "Dancer," published in The Sewanee Review, won the 1989 Andrew Lytle Prize.


  • Writer
  • Novelist

Awards Won

  • Hammett Prize
  • Dos Passos Prize
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