Tim Gautreaux was born in Louisiana in 1947. He took his Ph. D. at the University of South Carolina (studying under James Dickey and Walker Percy) and has directed the creative writing programme at Southern Louisiana University for more than twenty years.
1996 Same Place, Same Things
1998 The Next Step in the Dance
1999 Welding with Children
2003 The Clearing
2009 The Missing
2010 Waiting for the Evening News: Stories of the Deep South