Please join us for our second reading of the year, this time with Mary Ann Cain, author of the novel Down from Moonshine.
MARY ANN CAIN, author of Down from Moonshine
Thursday, October 14
3rd Floor Bridge of Wiekamp Hall
Book signing and reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.
Mary Ann Cain lives near the bend of one of the three rivers of Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she teaches prose writing, rhetoric, and Women’s Studies at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne. Her novel, Down from Moonshine, was published by 13th Moon Press (Fort Lee, NJ) in 2009. Her fiction, memoirs, and blurred genre work have appeared in numerous literary journals, including The North American Review, The Denver Quarterly, The Sun: A Magazine of Ideas, 13th Moon, Many Mountains Moving, and Hawai’i Pacific Review, among numerous others. She is the recipient of an Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist grant, two residencies at the Mary Hambidge Center for Arts, and one at Hill House Writers’ Retreat. Her most recent book, Composing Public Space: Teaching Writing in the Face of Private Interests, co-authored with Michelle Comstock and Lil Brannon, was just published by Heinemann Publishing (2010). An earlier book on writing workshops, Revisioning Writers’ Talk: Gender and Culture in Acts of Composing, was published by SUNY Press in 1995. She and her husband, poet George Kalamaras, share a 1929 Tudor-style house with their beagle, Bootsie.