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Patricia Ann McNair has lived 98 percent of her life in the Midwest. She’s managed a gas station, sold pots and pans door to door, tended bar and breaded mushrooms, worked on the trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and taught aerobics. Today she teaches in the Fiction Writing Department of Columbia College Chicago, where she received the Excellence in Teaching Award as well as a nomination for the Carnegie Foundation’s US Professor of the Year.

McNair’s fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in various anthologies, magazines, and journals including American Fiction: Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers, Other Voices, F Magazine, Superstition Review, Dunes Review, River Teeth, Fourth Genre, Brevity, Creative
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Average rating: 4.40 · 67 ratings · 14 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Temple of Air: Stories
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The Temple of Air by Patricia Ann McNair
"McNair’s interest is in the qualities we lack, the injustices we can’t get over, and the ways our pasts weigh us down. Her characters cling to their secrets, weather cruel disappointments, and fail to soar above their lives’ catastrophes. Intercon..." Read more of this review »
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