blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Liam Callanan is the author of The Cloud Atlas (Delacorte, 2004). His short fiction has appeared in such journals as The Writer’s Chronicle, Crab Orchard Review, failbetter, and Phoebe. He has also contributed nonfiction to Slate, The New York Times Book Review and The New York Times op-ed page, The Washington Post Magazine, Forbes FYI, Parents, and other periodicals. In addition, Callanan has read a number of his essays on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and has been a regular contributor to NPR’s Washington, D.C., affiliate, WAMU 88.5 FM.

Callanan holds an MA in English from Georgetown University and an MFA from George Mason University. He currently teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.