John Smolens


        John Smolens is author of many critically-acclaimed novels, including the forthcoming THE SCHOOLMASTER'S DAUGHTER (Pegasus Books, 2011), COLD (Shaye Areheart/Harmony Books, 2001), THE INVISIBLE WORLD (Shaye Areheart/Harmony Books, 2002),  FIRE POINT (Shaye Areheart/Harmony Books, 2004), and the THE ANARCHIST (Shaye Areheart Books, 2009).  He is also author of two other novels, WINTER BY DEGREES (Dutton, 1988 and Avon Books, 1990) and ANGELíS HEAD (Norton, 1994), and a story collection, MY ONE AND ONLY BOMB SHELTER (Carnegie Mellon, 2000).  All of his books have been critically acclaimed, and he has received  endorsements from Andre Dubus, Jim Harrison, Stuart Dybek, John Yount and others. He received his MFA from Iowa in 1984 and is currently head of the MFA program at Northern Michigan University.  You can visit his dedicated website at www.johnsmolens.com. Click here to watch video of John.

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