Visiting Writers Series Presents Liam Callanan

Thursday, November 8, 2018 7:30 PM
Fenwick Library, Reading Room

English 699 Workshop: 1-4 p.m., Robinson Hall B, Room 434
Reading: 7:30 p.m., Fenwick Library Reading Room

Liam Callanan is the winner of the 2017 George W. Hunt, SJ Prize in Arts, Letters & Journalism. He's the author of The Cloud AtlasAll Saints, Listen, and Paris by the Book. His short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in a variety of literary journals, including Gulf Coast, The New Haven Review, Tinge (where his story was named one of the Millions Writers Award Notable Stories of 2011 by storySouth), The Writers Chronicle, Blackbird, Crab Orchard Review, Southern Indiana  Review, Caketrain, failbetter and Phoebe. Liam is also the creator and co-executive producer of the Poetry Everywhere animated film series. He serves in the English department of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and was previously its chair, as well as coordinator of its PhD program in creative writing.