Alistair McCartney

Alistair McCartney

Perth, Australia

Alistair McCartney is the author of The End of the World Book: a Novel (University of Wisconsin Press, 2008). An encyclopedia of memory–from A to Z–The End of the World Book was a finalist for both the PEN USA Fiction Award 2009 and the Publishing Triangle Edmund White Debut Fiction Award 2009, and was in Seattle Times Best Ten Books of 2008. Born in Perth, Western Australia in 1971, McCartney's writing has appeared in Fence, Bloom, Lies/Isles, Crush Fanzine, 1913, James White Review, and other literary journals and anthologies. He is currently at work on The Death Book, the second novel in a projected six book cycle. Based in Los Angeles, he lives with his partner Tim Miller and teaches creative writing and literature in the BA and MFA Pro ...more

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The End of the World Book

3.84 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Animal Shelter 2

4.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2012
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