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Eddice B. Barber Visiting Writer Residency
Chris Bachelder is the author of Bear v. Shark, U.S.!, Abbott Awaits, and The Throwback Special. Foreign editions of his novels have been published in the UK, Italy, France, Spain, Russia, and Germany. Bachelder’s short fiction and essays have appeared in McSweeney’s, The Believer, Harper’s, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, The Massachusetts Review, Black Warrior Review, Subtropics, and elsewhere. Before joining the faculty at the University of Cincinnati in 2011, Bachelder taught at the University of Massachusetts, Colorado College, and New Mexico State.
Nick Flynn is the author of three memoirs, The Reenactments, The Ticking is the Bomb: A Memoir of Bewilderment, and Another Bull**** Night in Suck City, which has been made into a film, Being Flynn, starring Robert DeNiro as Flynn’s father, Julianne Moore, and Paul Dano. He is the author of four books of poetry, My Feelings, The Captain Asks For a Show of Hands, Some Ether, which won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and Blind Huber. He has been awarded fellowships from The Guggenheim Foundation, The Library of Congress, The Amy Lowell Trust, and The Fine Arts Work Center. His poems, essays, and non-fiction have appeared in The New Yorker, the Paris Review, National Public Radio’s This American Life, and The New York Times Book Review.