Ander Monson draws from his life in Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, the Deep South, and Saudi Arabia. He has an MFA from the University of Alabama. He edits the magazine DIAGRAM and the New Michigan Press, and publishes widely. His novel in stories, Other Electricities, has been newly released by Sarabande Books.
The Ninth Letter, a literary review magazine sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbania-Champlagn, has released not one but two pod casts of Tupelo Press author Ander Monson. You can watch chalkboard animation as Ander reads from Vacationland, or see him in an interview in which he discusses his work.