jonathan m. callahan [ writings . the consummation of dirk ]

Callahanís works have appeared in The Collagist, Kill Author, The Lifted Brow, Pank, Underwater New York, Unsaid, and Washington Square Review. His first book, The Consummation of Dirk, won the Stacherone Prize for Innovative Fiction and will be published by Stacherone Books in 2012. Callahan has also written non-fiction, including a lengthy essay on Kafka, Thomas Bernhard, and David Foster Wallace for The Collagist and essays on Rick Moody and Adam Novy in The Fiction Writers Review. He grew up in Honolulu, studied fiction at Sarah Lawrence, where he worked with Stephen O' Connor, Melvin Bukiet, and David Hollander, and taught writing at SUNY Purchase for a year. Currently, he lives and works in Fukuoka, Japan.

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"Author Jonathan Callahan on Choices," Fringe, February 2011
"Collagist Interview: Jonathan Callahan," The Collagist, October 2010 (on "Some Thoughts that Begin with Kafka and Bernhard but Wind up Straying Rather Far Afield Indeed")
"Interview: Jonathan Callahan," The Collagist, September 2009 (on "The Consummation of Dirk")