Wally Lamb, American writer. Recipient Governors Arts award, State of Connecticut, 1998, William Peden fiction prize, Missouri Review; grantee National Education Association.
Lamb, Wally was born on October 17, 1950 in Norwich, Connecticut.
Bachelor in Education, University Connecticut, 1972; Master of Arts in Education, University Connecticut, 1977; Master of Fine Arts in Writing, Vermont College, 1984.
English teacher Norwich Free Academy, Connecticut, 1972—1988, writing center director, 1988—1997. Director creative writing University Connecticut, 1997—1999. Writer-in-residence Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, 2006.