Mike Meginnis is the author of the novel Drowning Practice (Ecco Books). It is the official March pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.


Meginnis is also the author of the novel Fat Man and Little Boy. His fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories 2012UnstuckThe CollagistPANKHayden’s Ferry Review, and many other outlets. He lives and works in Iowa City.


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