Jack Driscoll • Sun, Aug 27, 2023

Jack Driscoll

Jack Driscoll is a two-time NEA Creative Writing Fellowship recipient, a PEN/Nelson Algren Award winner, and the author of twelve books, including the story collections, Wanting Only to Be Heard (University of MA Press, 1992), winner of the AWP Grace Paley Short Fiction Prize and The World of a Few Minutes Ago (WSU Press, 2012), winner of the Society of Midland Authors Award and Michigan Notable Book Award.

His most recent story collection, The Goat Fish and the Lover’s Knot (WSU Press, 2017) received a Michigan Notable Book Award and was a finalist for the John D. Gardner Short Fiction Prize. His stories have appeared in The Georgia Review, The Southern Review, Ploughshares, Missouri Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, the Pushcart Prize Anthology, and New Stories from the Midwest. Driscoll was the founding father of the Interlochen Center for the Arts creative writing department, and now teaches in Pacific University’s low-residency MFA program. He resides in Mystic, CT.

Guest Host | Brittany Cavallaro

Brittany Cavallaro is the New York Times bestselling author of A Study in Charlotte and other novels for young adults. She’s also the author of two collections of poetry, Girl-King and Unhistorical, both from the University of Akron Press. She is currently the interim director of creative writing at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

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