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Michael Martone

Interview with Michael Martone


Michael Martone was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and grew up there. He is the author of six other books of fiction including Alive And Dead In Indiana, Penseés: The Thoughts Of Dan Quayle, and Fort Wayne Is Seventh On Hitler's List. He lives due south of his birthplace in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where he edits Story County Books and teaches at the university.


"One of our most gifted new realists gives beautiful, uncanny voice to the ordinary. Michael Martone's work is original and important. " —John Hawkes