Write On, Mississippi!
Write On, Mississippi SEASON 2, Chapter 6: Shaun Hamill
Season 2, Ep. 6
A native of Arlington, Texas, Shaun Hamill holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He lives in the dark woods of Alabama with his wife, his in-laws, and his dog. A Cosmology of Monsters is his first novel.
Write On, Mississippi SEASON 2, Chapter 4: Chanelle Benz
Season 2, Ep. 4
Chanelle Benz has published short stories in Guernica, Granta.com, Electric Literature, The American Reader, Fence, and The Cupboard, and is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize. Her story collection The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead was published in 2017 by Ecco. It was named a Best Book of 2017 by the San Francisco Chronicle and one of Electric Literature’s 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2017. It was also longlisted for the 2018 PEN/Robert Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. She currently lives in Memphis, where she teaches at Rhodes College. The Gone Dead is her debut novel.
Write On, Mississippi SEASON 2, Chapter 3: Mesha Maren
Season 2, Ep. 3
Mesha Maren is the author of the novelSugar Run(Algonquin Books). Her short stories and essays can be read inTin House,TheOxford American,The Guardian, Crazyhorse,Triquarterly, The Southern Review, Ecotone, Sou’wester,Hobart,Forty Stories: New Writing from Harper Perennial, and elsewhere. She was the recipient of the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, a 2014 Elizabeth George Foundation grant, an Appalachian Writing Fellowship from Lincoln Memorial University, and fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Ucross Foundation. She was the 2018-2019 Kenan Visiting Writer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is an Assistant Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing at Duke University and also serves as a National Endowment of the Arts Writing Fellow at the federal prison camp in Alderson, West Virginia.
Write On, Mississippi SEASON 2, Chapter 2: Juliet Grames
Season 2, Ep. 2
Juliet Grames is SVP and Associate Publisher at Soho Press, where she also curates the Soho Crime imprint of critically acclaimed international and multicultural crime fiction. She has been a book editor for fourteen years, the last nine of which have been at Soho. She is also the author of the novel The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna.