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Greg Olear

Author's Bio

I am the senior editor of the online literary magazine The Nervous Breakdown, and the author of the novels TOTALLY KILLER (Harper, 2009) and the forthcoming FATHERMUCKER (Harper, 2011). The French language edition of TOTALLY KILLER will be released in March, 2011, by Éditions Gallmeister.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Totally Killer (Harper Paperbacks, 2008)
Prizes:
Back in high school, I lost "Most Likely to Succeed" by one vote to my good friend Michael "F" Huening -- I voted for him and he voted for himself.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Bad Marie by Marcy Dermansky, Up from the Blue by Susan Henderson, The Summer We Fell Apart by Robin Antalek, Banned for Life by D.R. Haney, Drinking Closer to Home by Jessica Anya Blau
Favorite Books:
Too numerous to list.
Favorite Authors:
Jess Walter, Paul Theroux, Claire Messud, Russell Banks, and the writers of TNB.

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Listing last updated: October 22, 2010

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Summit, NJ
Raised in:
Madison, NJ
Agent:
Mollie Glick

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