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Bios

Short:

Keir Graff is an author and editor who lives in Chicago.

Medium:

Keir Graff is the author of two middle-grade novels, including the The Matchstick Castle, coming in January 2017 from G. P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers and Listening Library. He also writes crime and suspense fiction for adults, most recently The Price of Liberty. He is the co-editor of the forthcoming anthology Montana Noir, slated for publication in fall 2017 by Akashic Books. Since 2011, he has been cohost of Publishing Cocktails, an occasional literary gathering in Chicago. By day, he is the executive editor of Booklist. Find him online at @KeirGraff@Booklist_Keir, and www.keirgraff.com.

Long:

Keir Graff is the author of two middle-grade novels: The Matchstick Castle, coming in January 2017 from G. P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers and Listening Library; and The Other Felix, published in 2011 by Roaring Brook Press. Chicago Public Library named Felix to its “Best of the Best” list while School Library Journal compared it to The Little Prince. Graff is also the author of four novels for adults: The Price of Liberty (2010), which was a finalist for the Society of Midland Authors fiction prize; One Nation, Under God (2008); My Fellow Americans (2007); and, under the pseudonym Michael McCulloch, Cold Lessons (2007). With James Grady, he is the co-editor of the forthcoming anthology Montana Noir, slated for publication in fall 2017 by Akashic Books. His short stories have appeared in a wide variety of publications, from the Missoula Independent to the Portland Review to the Chicago Reader. He has been co-host of Publishing Cocktails, a much-loved literary networking night, since 2011. By day, he is the executive editor of Booklist in Chicago, where he lives with his wife Marya, and sons Felix and Cosmo. Find him online at @KeirGraff, @Booklist_Keir, and www.keirgraff.com.

For the excruciatingly long and somewhat silly version, see my Bio page.

For a professional resume, visit my LinkedIn page.

 

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The Matchstick Castle

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The Other Felix

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The Price of Liberty

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