The Write Question for September 06, 2012
9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Today's Highlight: Miah Arnold
During this program, Miah Arnold talks about her novel, Sweet Land of Bigamy.
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Sweet Land of Bigamy is Miah Arnold's debut novel. She has also published a number of short pieces of literature. Her essay, “You Owe Me” (originally published by Michigan Quarterly Review) appears in Best American Essays 2012.
She grew up in a house attached to The Three Legged Dog Saloon in rural Utah, studied history at Carleton College, and earned a Ph. D. in writing and literature at the University of Houston. She teaches adults and children throughout Houston in University and nonprofit settings. She has served as a fiction editor at Gulf Coast and a poetry editor at Lyric Poetry Review. Her work has appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Nanofiction, Confrontation, Painted Bride Quarterly, and the South Dakota Review.
Miah Arnold has received a Barthelme Award, an Inprint/Diana P. Hobby Award, and an Established Artists Grant from the Houston Arts Alliance for her work. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband and two children.
Read a review of Sweet Land of Bigamy in the Houston Chronicle.
Visit Miah Arnold's Web site.
You'll find Sweet Land of Bigamy at Fact & Fiction in downtown Missoula, on the UM campus at the Montana Museum of Art & Culture or the UC Bookstore, or at your local independent bookseller.
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