Writers in Residence - Winter Quarter 1995

Ward JustWard Just

Mr. Just taught "The Art of Fiction"

Journalist turned novelist, Ward Just is the author of seventeen books, thirteen of which are novels. One of his most recent, Echo House, was a finalist for the 1997 National Book Award. A war correspondent in Vietnam, Mr. Just gave up a career in journalism to pursue fiction writing full-time. Just is famous for his novels of political intrigue and corruption in the halls of power in the nation's capital. His work includes Ambition and Love, The Translator, The American Blues, and Twenty-One: Selected Stories. Ward and his wife reside in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.