Morales, Aaron Michael


Aaron Michael Morales is a graduate of Purdue University’s MFA Program and an Associate Professor of English & Gender Studies at Indiana State University, where he teaches creative writing, contemporary American literature, contemporary Latino literature, and masculinity studies. His first novel, Drowning Tucson (Coffee House Press, 2010), was described by Esquire as “the bleakly human debut of the new Bukowski.” Drowning Tucson named a “Top Five Fiction Debut” by Poets & Writers, and Latina Magazine named it “One of the Best Five Books of 2010.” Morales is also the author of a chapbook of short fiction, titled From Here You Can Almost See the End of the Desert, as well as a textbook, American Mashup: A Popular Culture. He is currently at work on his third novel, Latrinalia, and recently completed his second, titled Eat Your Children.

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