John McNally

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General Information

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Name: John McNally

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: N/A

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois



Contact Information: Publicist Sheryl Johnston

Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • 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)

ISBN: 1439501505
Release Date: 2008-06-26

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The Book of Ralph: A Novel

ISBN: 0743257774
Release Date: 2005-04-19

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America's Report Card: A Novel

ISBN: 0743256263
Release Date: 2006-07-11

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After the Workshop: A Memoir of Jack Hercules Sheahan

ISBN: 158243560X
Release Date: 2010-02-16

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

John McNally on WorldCat

John McNally on Amazon


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