William Lychack

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William Lychack is an American writer. He wrote the novel, The Wasp Eater, and a collection of stories, The Architect of Flowers. His work has appeared in The Pushcart Prize, The Best American Short Stories, Ascent, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, The Seattle Review, The Missouri Review, The American Scholar and Public Radio's This American Life.[1] He has published children's books, corporate histories, and has worked as a teacher, editor, speechwriter, ghostwriter, journalist, lifeguard, carpenter, bartender, janitor, Mr. Softee Ice Cream Man, and a Judo instructor[citation needed].

He was the Writer-in-Residence 2006–2010 at Phillips Academy, and is currently a member of the MFA Program in Creative Writing[2] at Lesley University.


  • The Wasp Eater, a novel[3]
  • The Architect of Flowers, short stories[4]


  1. ^ http://www.lychack.com/blychack-bio.htm
  2. ^ Lesley University
  3. ^ Lychack, William (2005). The Wasp Eater. Mariner Books. ISBN 0618618902. 
  4. ^ Lychack, William (2011). The Architect of Flowers. Mariner Books. ISBN 0618302433. 

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