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BRENT SPENCER is a novelist, short-story writer, and screenwriter whose published
work includes the novel
The Lost Son (Arcade
Publishing) and a collection of stories,
Are We Not Men? (Arcade
Publishing), which was chosen by the editors of The Village Voice
as one of the best books of the year.
He teaches creative writing and film at Creighton University in Omaha,
where he directs the creative writing program and coordinates the film studies minor.
Among his awards are the Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford,
where he was also a Jones Lecturer in Creative Writing, and the James
Michener Award at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he earned the MFA.
He has also been awarded fellowships from
Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and The Millay Colony.
His fiction, poetry, and articles have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly,
The American Literary Review, Epoch, The Missouri
Review, GQ, Writers Digest, and elsewhere.