Awards & Winners

Bill Buford

Date of Birth 1954
Place of Birth Baton Rouge
(United States of America, Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Area code 225)
Nationality United States of America, United Kingdom
Profession Writer, Author, Editor
Bill Buford is an American author and journalist. Buford is the author of the books Among the Thugs and Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany. He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and raised in Southern California, attending the University of California at Berkeley before moving to King's College, University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar. He remained in England for most of the 1980s. Buford was previously the fiction-editor for The New Yorker, where he is still on staff. For sixteen years he was the editor of Granta, which he relaunched in 1979.

Awards by Bill Buford

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James Beard Award for Magazine Feature Writing without Recipes
Honored for : The Secret of Excess

Nominations 2003 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
James Beard Award for Magazine Feature Writing without Recipes The Secret of Excess