Richard Stern

Richard Stern (1928–2013) was the author of more than twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, and was best known for Other Men’s Daughters. His other works include the novels Stitch and Natural Shocks; the short-story collections Packages, Noble Rot, and Almonds to Zhoof; a collection of essays, The Books in Fred Hampton’s Apartment; and a memoir, A Sistermony. He taught literature and creative writing at the University of Chicago from 1955 until he retired in 2001.