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Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois
Contact Information: Publicist Sheryl Johnston
John is from the southwest side of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
John McNally, Associate Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Wake forest University, is author of three novels, two story collections, and a nonfiction book. His next book, Vivid and Continuous, a collection of essays on craft, will be published in the spring of 2013. His writing has appeared in over one hundred magazines, newspapers, and textbooks, including Washington Post, the Sun, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Chicago Tribune.
- Troublemakers, University of Iowa Press, 2000 (Reprinted in 2008)
- The Book of Ralph, The Free Press, 2005
- America's Report Card, The Free Press, 2006
- After the Workshop: A Memoir of Jack Hercules Sheahan, counterpoint, 2010
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Troublemakers (The John Simmons Short Fiction Award)
Release Date: 2008-06-26
The Book of Ralph: A Novel
Release Date: 2005-04-19
America's Report Card: A Novel
Release Date: 2006-07-11
After the Workshop: A Memoir of Jack Hercules Sheahan
Release Date: 2010-02-16
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)
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