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Posts Tagged ‘Bruce Machart’

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Book-of-the-Week Winners: Men in the Making

Last week we featured Men in the Making as our Book-of-the-Week title, and we’re pleased to announce the winners. Congratulations to: Ted Thompson (@Tednotedward) Daniel Perry (@danielperrysays) Louis Dzierzak (@WriterLou) To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us!

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Book of the Week: Men in the Making, by Bruce Machart

This week’s feature is Bruce Machart’s debut story collection Men in the Making, published this week by Houghton Mifflin. He is also the author of the acclaimed 2010 novel The Wake of Forgiveness, which won the Steven Turner Prize for debut fiction from The Texas Institute of Letters. It was also selected by Independent Booksellers for their Indie Next List and by the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association as its “Reading the West” book of the year, as well as named a finalist for the PEN/USA Literary Prize. The stories in this new collection have appeared in Zoetrope: All […]

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The Man and the Making: An Interview with Bruce Machart

“Thunderstruck,” Aaron Cance describes his reading of Bruce Machart’s two debut books: a novel, The Wake of Forgiveness, and a story collection, Men in the Making, out this week. They also discuss the themes of faith, masculinity, and love, and how a New England basement is a helpful metaphor for writing.