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John McManus


John McManus is the author of four books of fiction: Stop Breakin Down, Born on a Train, Bitter Milk, and his latest story collection, Fox Tooth Heart, forthcoming in November. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, McSweeney’s, American Short Fiction, The Literary Review, and Harvard Review, among other journals and anthologies. He grew up in East Tennessee and lives in Virginia, where he teaches in the creative writing program at
Old Dominion University.