Erin Flanagan is the author of the novel Deer Season and two short story collections–The Usual Mistakes and It’s Not Going to Kill You and Other Stories–all published by The University of Nebraska Press in their Flyover Fiction series. She’s held fellowships to Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, The Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Breadloaf Writers’ Conference, UCross, and The Vermont Studio Center. She contributes regular book reviews to Publishers Weekly and other venues.
She is an English professor at Wright State University and likes all of her colleagues except one. Erin lives in Dayton, Ohio with her husband, daughter, two cats and two dogs, and her friendly, caustic thoughts.