François Camoin

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François André Camoin (born 1939 Nice, France) is an American short story writer.


He came to the United States in 1952. He graduated from University of Massachusetts with a Ph.D. in 1967. He taught at University of Utah[1] until 2011 when he retired due to illness.[2] Rob Roberge was a student.[3] He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, sons, and dogs. According to his wife Shelley, he has a particular fondness for peppermint bark.[4]

His work appears in Mid-American Review,[5] Missouri Review,[6] Nimrod,[7] Quarterly West[8]



  • Like Love But Not Exactly. University of Missouri Press. 1992. ISBN 978-0-8262-0845-3.
  • Deadly Virtues. Arrowood Books. 1988. ISBN 978-0-934847-06-3.
  • Why Men Are Afraid of Women. University of Georgia Press. January 1985. ISBN 978-0-8203-0722-0.
  • Why Men Are Afraid of Women(Flannery O'Connor Award For Short Fiction). University of Georgia Press. March 2013. ISBN 978-0820344621. (Reprint)
  • The End of the World Is Los Angeles. University of Missouri Press. April 1982. ISBN 978-0-8262-0365-6.
  • Benbow and Paradise. Dutton. 1975. ISBN 978-0-525-06315-5.
  • The Revenge Convention in Webster, Middleton and Tourneur. Institut für Englische Sprache und Literatur, Universität Salzburg. 1972.



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