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Ian Woollen lives to write every morning in Bloomington, Indiana, come hell or high water (both have done so). His short fiction has appeared in a variety of mags, including The North Dakota Quarterly, Failbetter, The Westchester Review, The Massachusetts Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Fiction Southeast, Split Lip, and The Mid-American Review, from which he received a Sherwood Anderson Prize. His wife is a choral conductor. He sings in her church choir. 

Novel #1, STAKEOUT ON MILLENNIUM DRIVE (Ramble House) won a 2006 Best Books of Indiana Award. Novel #2, HOOSIER LIFE & CASUALTY(Casperian Books, 2009) fell through the cracks somewhere. Novel #3, UNCLE ANTON'S ATOMIC BOMB (Coffeetown Press, 2014) was a Finalist for the Balcones Fiction Prize. Novel #4, MUIR WOODS OR BUST (Coffeetown Press, 2017) won an INDIES Bronze Award (for Humor/Satire).

And here comes Novel #5, SISTER CITY (Coffeetown Press). Enjoy!

“A delightful book for our times showing us that no matter how many walls humans put up between each other, we are inter-connected by history, by land, and by the best in us.”

- Ivelisse Rodriguez, PEN/Faulkner Finalist, author of LOVE WAR STORIES.