Nebraska Authors

John McNally

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction


Fiction; Short Stories


Graduate of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Master of Fine Arts from Iowa Writers' Workshop, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Ph.D in English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


2000 John Simmons Short Fiction Award for Troublemakers.. The award is given by the Iowa Writer's Workshop for a first collection of fiction.


Visiting writer at George Washington University, 2002


The Student Body: Short Stories About College Students and Professors. (editor)
High Infidelity: 24 Great Short Stories About Adultery. 1997. (editor) (In HR)
Troublemakers. 2000.
Humor Me: An Anthology of Humor By Writers of Color. 2002.
America's Report Card. 2006.

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