||Gordon T. Allred is a professor of English at Weber State University where he has taught for over four decades. He holds a doctorate in creative writing and modern literature and has published 18 books, both fiction and nonfiction, along with numerous articles and stories.
He has received several awards for his writing and teaching, including the Utah Fine Arts Creative Writing Award and Utah Author of the Year. At Weber State University he has been honored with the Presidential Distinguished Professor Award, Master Teacher Award, and Creative Achievement Award. He recently served on the Hemingway Foundation Board of Directors, and is a fifth-degree black belt in the Kenpo karate system.
After writing Kamikaze, Allred wrote about the process of writing the book for his Master's thesis. See how Kamikaze came to be. More ...