Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Minot graduated from Harvard College in 1951. He taught creative writing at several colleges, including Bowdoin College, Trinity College, and the University of California, Riverside.
In addition to his fiction, he is the author of two textbooks, including Three Genres, the Writing of Poetry, Fiction, and Drama, which is often on creative writing curricula.
Short Story Collections
- Three Genres, the Writing of Poetry, Fiction, and Drama (1st edition 1965; 8th edition 2007)
- Three Stances of Modern Fiction (anthology edited with Robley Wilson, Jr., 1972)
- Reading Fiction (1984)
- Literary Nonfiction: The Fourth Genre (2002)
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