During this program, William J. Cobb talks about and reads from his novel The Bird Saviors.
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William J. Cobb is a novelist, essayist, and short fiction writer whose work has been published in The New Yorker, The Mississippi Review, The Antioch Review, and many others. He's the author of two novels - The Fire Eaters (W.W. Norton 1994) and Goodnight, Texas (Unbridled Books 2006) - and a book of stories, The White Tattoo (Ohio State UP 2002). He reviews books for the Dallas Morning News, the Houston Chronicle, and the New York Times, and directs the MFA program at Penn State. He lives in Pennsylvania and Colorado.
Read a review of The Bird Saviors published in the Seattle PI.
Visit William J. Cobb's Web site.
You'll find The Bird Saviors at Fact & Fiction in downtown Missoula and on the UM campus, or at your local independent bookseller.
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