Chauna Craig

Chauna Craig is author of the story collection The Widow’s Guide to Edible Mushrooms, a 2017 Foreword Indie Book Award Finalist for Short Fiction. Her fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction, Flash Fiction International, and in other literary magazines and anthologies.

She has been awarded fellowships to Vermont Studio Center, Artsmith, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Hedgebrook, and her work has been honored as “notable” in Best American Essays and Best American Nonrequired Reading.

A Montana native, she is professor of creative writing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and she also serves as Creative Nonfiction Editor for Atticus Review and Assistant Editor (Domestic) for the Best Small Fictions series from Braddock Avenue Press.

Book Reviews by Chauna Craig

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“Sometimes funny, always smart and honest, Chaya Bhuvaneswar’s stories hold the reader, even as the painful truths of human lives break through.”

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Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons series offers small, pocket-sized books big on ideas and insights into the theoretical and cultural implications of everyday objects.

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“Goodbye, Sweet Girl, bursting with such heartfelt, beautifully crafted scenes, is a gift for those who’ve experienced the pain of growing up and out of abusive re