William J. Cobb





William J. Cobb


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William J. Cobb is a novelist, essayist, and short fiction writer whose work has been published in The New Yorker, The Mississippi Review, The Antioch Review, and many others. He's the author of two novels - The Fire Eaters (W.W. Norton 1994) and Goodnight, Texas (Unbridled Books 2006) - and a book of stories, The White Tattoo (Ohio State UP 2002). He reviews books for the Dallas Morning News, the Houston Chronicle, and the New York Times, and directs the MFA program at Penn State. He lives in Pennsylvania and Colorado.

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So the nice editors over at the Superstition Review have not only published several of my stories and a recent essay—on stuffed animals, of all things—but they have also asked that I write a guest blog post for them, which can be read here, sporting the subtitle “Anna Karenina Is a Junkie, and She’s Weeping.” It touches on several topics, including but not limited to whether we should describe...

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Average rating: 3.45 · 204 ratings · 58 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Bird Saviors

3.40 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Goodnight, Texas

3.36 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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The Fire Eaters

3.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1994
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The White Tattoo: A Collect...

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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The Lousy Adult

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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