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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and creative nonfiction have appeared in various anthologies, magazines, and journals including American Fiction: Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers, Other Voices, F Magazine, Superstition Review, Dunes Review, River Teeth, Fourth Genre, Brevity, Creative
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2.20.2018: And still, he tried.
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This novel is remarkable in its scope and structure. Christine Rice shows how big, wonderous, brutal, and beautiful the world can be even in one small, damaged town. Masterful.
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Who knew that a book about fear could be filled with so much love and joy?
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This novel is remarkable in its scope and structure. Christine Rice shows how big, wonderous, brutal, and beautiful the world can be even in one small, damaged town. Masterful.
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DON'T START ME TALKING is one of the most satisfying contemporary novels I have read in a long time. Funny and wise, deceptively complex in its story psychology, DSMT is one of those books that lures you into considering and reconsidering things you ...more
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