Best-selling authors share their process and craft

Writers on Writing, an event hosted by the English department at Mount Mary University, brings authors to campus to talk about their successful work, challenges they overcame, and the craft they love.

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Writers on Writing: April 11, 2018: Christopher Mohar


Christopher Mohar is the author of The Denialist’s Almanac of American Plague and Pestilence, winner of the 2017 Etchings Press Novella Contest. He has been the recipient of a Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowship and The Southwest Review’s McGinnis Ritchie Award for fiction. Selected recent works can be found in The Mississippi Review, North American Review, Creative Nonfiction, Arts & Letters, and New Stories from the Midwest (Indiana University Press). Mohar teaches creative writing at Mt. Mary University and lives in Madison, Wisconsin with his wife, daughter, and a chicken named Duck.