Erin Flanagan’s most recent novel Blackout (Thomas & Mercer) was a June 2022 Amazon First Reads pick. Her novel Deer Season (University of Nebraska Press) won the 2022 Edgar for Best First Novel by an American Author and was a finalist for the Midwest Book Awards in Fiction (Literary/Contemporary/Historical). She is also the author of two short story collections–The Usual Mistakes and It’s Not Going to Kill You and Other Stories–both published by UNP. She’s held fellowships to Yaddo, MacDowell, 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.
Erin lives in Dayton, Ohio with her husband, daughter, two cats and two dog. She is an English professor at Wright State University and likes all of her colleagues except one. Please stop by and say hello on Twitter and Instagram at @erinlflanagan.