R. V. Cassill was professor of fiction writing at Brown University from 1966 to 1983. He was noted for his writing and for his editing; he served as a primary editor of the Norton anthologies of Short Fiction and Contemporary Fiction. He was also a founding member of the Associated Writing Programs. His works of fiction include Dr. Cobb’s Game and Eagle on the Coin. He had retired from Brown nearly twenty years before his death in 2002.
New York Times R.V. Cassill obituary.