Dean Monti is the author of the critically acclaimed comic novel THE SWEEP OF THE SECOND HAND, published by Academy Chicago Publishers, and in paperback by Penguin Putnam Berkley Signature. Besides his novels, he has published short stories, produced several one-act plays, and has had one of short stories successfully adapted for the stage in Chicago. He has taught creative writing at Columbia College and College of DuPage. He credits Carol Anshaw and Robert McKee among his writing mentors.
Publications and Prizes
The Sweep of The Second Hand (Academy Chicago Publishing, 2001)
What I'm Reading Now:
Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler , Steppenwolf (again) by Herman Hesse, Flash and Filigree by Terry Southern, The Music of Chance (again) by Paul Auster, Thelonious Monk: The Live and Times of an American Original by Robin D.G. Kelly
Paul Auster, Haruki Murakami, Don Delillo, Terry Southern, Carol Anshaw, Steve Martin, Bruce Jay Friedman, Kobo Abe, Noah Baumbach.
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Listing last updated: June 10, 2011