National Book Tour Launch Party @OBOFS!

09/21/2014 - 19:00
09/21/2014 - 21:00

Join us to celebrate three fab authors!

Eric Shonkwiler, Schuler Benson & Taylor Brown

Eric Shonkwiler has had writing appear in such prestigious journals as Los
Angeles Review of Books, The Millions, Fiddleblack, [PANK] Magazine, and
Midwestern Gothic. He received his MFA in Fiction from University of
California Riverside, has taught college-level English and Creative Writing,
and is the Regional Editor for Los Angeles Review of Books, as well as a
former reader for [PANK] and former Editor-in-Chief and fiction editor for
Crate Magazine. Born and raised in Ohio, Eric is an extensive nomad, having
lived and worked in every contiguous U.S. time zone, and finding himself on
the road as often as not. He is currently traveling on a national book tour
in support of his critically-acclaimed debut novel, Above All Men, released
in March 2014 from MG Press. You can find him at

Schuler Benson’s fiction and poetry have appeared in Kudzu Review, Hobart, The Idle Class, and elsewhere, and he was nominated for a 2014 Pushcart Prize. He completed his undergraduate studies at University of Arkansas and is currently enrolled in the MA program at Coastal Carolina University. The Poor Man’s Guide to an Affordable, Painless Suicide (Alternating Current, 2014) is his first book. You can find him on Twitter at @schulerbenson.

Taylor Brown was born and raised on the Georgia coast. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in more than twenty publications, including Chautuaqua, The Baltimore Review, CutBank, storySouth,
​ and​ The New Guard. He has been the recipient of the Montana Prize in Fiction, as well as a finalist for the Press 53 Open Awards, the Machigonne Fiction Contest, the Doris Betts Fiction Prize, and the Wabash Prize in Fiction. His short story collection, In the Season of Blood
​& Gold, was published by Press 53 in May 2014. You can find him at

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