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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John McNally  

Pen Name: None


Born: Chicago, Illinois


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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.

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