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Adam Schuitema

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Adam Schuitema is the author of the short-story collections 'The Things We Do That Make No Sense' (2017) and 'Freshwater Boys' (2010) and the novel 'Haymaker' (2015). His works have twice been named Michigan Notable Books by the Library of Michigan.

Adam's stories have appeared in numerous magazines, including Glimmer Train, North American Review, Indiana Review, TriQuarterly, and The Southern Review. He earned his MFA and Ph.D. from Western Michigan University and is an associate professor of English at Kendall College of Art and Design. Adam lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife and daughter.

Average rating: 3.79 · 160 ratings · 54 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Freshwater Boys

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Freshwater Boys by Adam Schuitema
"An interesting collection of short stories set in Western Michigan about boys coming of age and men trying to find their way in life. I thought it was interesting how nature played a much bigger role in these stories than women, who were kept most..." Read more of this review »
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