ďA bravura performance."

Biography


Bill Roorbach is the author of a number of books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Flannery O'Connor Award and O. Henry Prize winner BIG BEND, the romantic memoir SUMMERS WITH JULIET, the novel THE SMALLEST COLOR, the essay collection INTO WOODS, and most recently, Maine Prize nonfiction winner TEMPLE STREAM: A Rural Odyssey. The tenth anniversary edition of his craft book, WRITING LIFE STORIES, is used in writing programs around the world. His short fiction has been published in Harper's, The Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, and dozens of other magazines, journals, and websites. He lives in western Maine.

For more information about Bill Roorbach, see www.billroorbach.com, and be sure to enjoy his blog and videos at www.billanddavescocktailhour.com. Follow him on Twitter: @​billroorbach.


"I've admired Bill Roorbach's voice for a long time. He's a writer who is full of compassion and warmth for his subjects, and he's funny as hell, too."
--Rick Moody