Joe Mackall is the co-founder and -editor of River Teeth: A Journal of NonfictionNarrative and of the River Teeth Nonfiction Book Prize in partnership with the University of New Mexico Press. He’s the author of the Book-of-the-Month Club selection Plain Secrets: An Outsider Among the Amish, and of the memoir The Last Street Before Cleveland. His work has appeared in a variety of publications, including The New York Times, Brevity, TheWashington Post, and on NPR’s “Morning Edition.” He directs the undergraduate creative writing program at Ashland University. He’s currently working on the memoir Grandparents in Paradise: Life in the Face of the Fall.
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