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Richard McCann is a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. He lives in Washington, D.C., where he is a long-time professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at American University

A gay writer, he is the author of Mother of Sorrows, a collection of linked stories that novelist Michael Cunningham has described as unbearably beautiful. It won the 2005 John C. Zacharis First Book Award from Ploughshares and was also an American Library Association Stonewall Book Award recipient, as well as a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Amazon named it one of the Top 50 Books of 2005.

McCann's book of poems, Ghost Letters, won the 1994 Beatrice Hawley and Capricorn Poetry awards. With Michael Klein, he edited Things Shaped in Passing: More 'Poets for Life' Writing from the AIDS Pandemic. His stories, poems, and essays have appeared in The Atlantic," Esquire, Ms., Tin House, Ploughshares, and numerous anthologies, including The O. Henry Prize Stories 2007, Best American Essays 2000, and The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations and the Yaddo Corporation. In 2010, he was the Master Artist at The Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, FL.

McCann has long been associated with the town of Provincetown, Massachusetts, where he has lived on and off since the 1970s and where he has served on the Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Work Center. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation in Washington, D.C. and is a Member of the Corporation of Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY.
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Total Books: 15
Into the Light
2007 - Into the Light [Charnwood Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781846176937
ISBN-10: 184617693X
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The Boy Grows Up The Inspirational Story of His Journey from Broken Boy to Family Man
Mother of Sorrows
2006 - Mother of Sorrows (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781400096213
ISBN-10: 1400096219
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Just a Boy The True Story of a Stolen Childhood
Mother of Sorrows
2005 - Mother of Sorrows (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780679411765
ISBN-10: 0679411763
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
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Just A Boy The True Story of A Stolen Childhood
2005 - Just a Boy the True Story of a Stolen Childhood (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780091898229
ISBN-10: 0091898226
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Parenting & Relationships, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Mother of Sorrows
2005 - Mother of Sorrows (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781419354281
ISBN-10: 1419354280
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Just a Boy
2004 - Just a Boy (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780091901769
ISBN-10: 0091901766
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
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Ghost Letters
2002 - Ghost Letters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781882295043
ISBN-10: 1882295048
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Into the Light From an Abusive Past to a Healing Future
Body Writers Reflect on Parts of the Body
Body Writers Reflect on Parts of the Body (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380803583
ISBN-10: 0380803585
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Just a Boy The True Story of a Stolen Childhood
Just a Boy the True Story of a Stolen Childhood (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781846170607
ISBN-10: 1846170605
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La Mre des chagrins
La Mre Des Chagrins [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782848930329
ISBN-10: 2848930322
Genre: Romance
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