Liam Callanan, Associate Professor and Chair
MFA, George Mason University
MA, Georgetown University
BA, Yale University
Teaching and Research Interests:
20th Century American Literature
Magic in literature
The American West
Community-based literature programs
All Saints (Delacorte, 2007; Dial, 2008)
The Cloud Atlas (Delacorte, 2004; Dial, 2005)
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.