Christopher Coake

This year’s Keynote speaker is fiction writer Christopher Coake. A Hoosier native, Coake is is the author of the novel You Came Back (2012) and the collection of short stories We’re in Trouble (2005), which won the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship and the 2012 recipient of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Emerging Indiana Author Award. In addition, Coake was listed among “Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists” in 2007. His stories have been published in numerous literary journals, andanthologized in Best American Mystery Stories, 2004, and Best American Noir of the Century. He is a professor of English at the University of Nevada.


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