Prof. Liam Callanan

Liam Callanan, Associate Professor

email: liam@uwm.edu
phone: 414-229-4511
office: Curtin Hall 427
website: www.uwm.edu/~liam

Degrees:

MFA, George Mason University
MA, Georgetown University
BA, Yale University

Teaching and Research Interests:

Fiction Writing
Creative Nonfiction
20th Century American Literature
Magic in literature
The American West
Community-based literature programs

Recent Publications:

Books
All Saints (Delacorte, 2007; Dial, 2008)

The Cloud Atlas (Delacorte, 2004; Dial, 2005)

Additional publications
Liam has regularly contributed to local and national public radio, and has written for Commonweal, Esquire.com (on swimming and flying), Slate, the New York Times Book Review, the Times' op-ed page, the Washington Post Magazine, Forbes FYI, Good Housekeeping, Parents and a number of other publications in locations ranging from Canada to Brazil.

His short fiction has appeared in a variety of literary journals, including the Writers' Chronicle, Blackbird, Crab Orchard Review, Southern Indiana Review, Caketrain, failbetter and Phoebe.

Liam is also the creator and co-executive producer of the Poetry Everywhere animated film series.