Please join us for a reading by Visiting Writer Michael Martone. This free, public event is one of Bowling Green State University's fall premier arts events.
Martone, who was born and grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is a professor at the University of Alabama where he has been teaching since 1996.
His recent books include The Moon Over Wapakoneta; Brooding; Winesburg, Indiana; Four for a Quarter; Not Normal, Illinois: Peculiar Fiction from the Flyover; Racing in Place: Collages, Fragments, Postcards, Ruins, a collection of essays; and Double-wide, his collected early stories.
He has won two Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and a grant from the Ingram Merrill Foundation. His stories have won awards in the Italian Americana fiction contest; the Florida Review Short Story Contest; the Story magazine Short, Short Story Contest; the Margaret Jones Fiction Prize of Black Ice Magazine, and the first World's Best Short, Short Story Contest.