John McManus

John McManus is the author of three short story collections — Fox Tooth Heart, Born on a Train, and Stop Breakin Down — and the novel Bitter Milk. His work has appeared in McSweeney’s, Tin House, Ploughshares, American Short Fiction, Electric Literature, Oxford American, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of the Whiting Writers’ Award, the Fellowship of Southern Writers’ New Writing Award, and a Creative Capital Literature grant. He lives in Virginia, where he directs the MFA creative writing program at Old Dominion University.


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