Adam McOmber

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General Information

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Name: Adam McOmber

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1975 Van Wert, Ohio



Photo Credit: Ryan Bakerink

Illinois Connection

McOmber teaches at Columbia College in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Adam McOmber is the Assistant Director of the Creative Nonfiction program at Columbia College, where he teaches both creative nonfiction and mythology, and the associate editor of the college’s literary magazine Hotel Amerika. His first book, the short story collection “This New and Poisonous Air,” received nominations for 2012 Pushcart Prizes and Best American Fantasy. His second book is the novel, “The White Forest,” which features a protagonist who can see the souls of objects.

Published Works

  • This New & Poisonous Air, BOA Editions Ltd, 2011
  • The White Forest: A Novel , Touchstone, 2012

Titles at Your Library

This New & Poisonous Air (American Readers Series)

ISBN: 1934414514
Release Date: 2011-06-21

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The White Forest: A Novel

ISBN: 1451664257
Release Date: 2012-09-11

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Adam McOmber on WorldCat


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