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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Augustus Rose  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction




Illinois Connection

Rose currently resides in Chicago. He teaches fiction writing at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Augustus Rose grew up in Bolinas, California, and later moved to San Francisco. His screenplay ''Far From Cool'' was a finalist in the 2015 Academy Nicholl Fellowships. He has an MA in Creative Writing from UC Davis and a BA in Film from UC Santa Barbara.

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Titles At Your Library


-- '''''The Readymade Thief ''''' *Books to Read in August List, BBC 10, 2017 *Indie Next List, 2017 *Seven New Books You need to Read This Summer, Harper�s Bazaar, 2017 *11 Scary New Books Perfect For Your Campfire Reading This Summer, Bustle, 2017 *Top 5 Beach-ready Reads from Chicago Authors, Michigan Avenue Magazine, 2017 *Six Books to Put on Your Summer Reading List, Chicago Magazine, 2017 *Chill out with these 20 Books for Summer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2017 *25 Books You Need to Read This Summer, Chicago Review, 2017 *Top 10 Books to Read This Spring, The Observer, 2017 *15 New Summer Thrillers That�ll Have You Sleeping with the Lights On, Pure Wow, 2017 *Finalist, Chicago Review of Books Award, 2017