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  1. Thursday Mar 22 MICHAEL NYE DEBUTS HIS NOVEL THURSDAY, MARCH 22; 7 PM MICHAEL NYE will introduce his debut novel, All the Castles Burned. Set in the Cincinnati of Nye’s youth and at times autobiographical (including Nye’s own father’s true crimes), the novel is a rich and tragic...
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MICHAEL NYE DEBUTS HIS NOVEL

THURSDAY, MARCH 22; 7 PM

MICHAEL NYE will introduce his debut novel, All the Castles Burned. Set in the Cincinnati of Nye’s youth and at times autobiographical (including Nye’s own father’s true crimes), the novel is a rich and tragic coming of age story that tackles the intricacies of male friendship and obsessive first loves, but also the powerful grip of class struggle, the backlash of a distressed home life, and family secrets tightly held. Kirkus Reviews says, “It is both an appealing read and an introspective examination of the turbulence of male adolescence. Just as Nye’s characters are glued to the O.J. Simpson trial, readers won’t want to look away.” TURNER PUBLISHING

Michael Nye was born and raised in Cincinnati and now lives in Columbus, Ohio. He has a B.A. in English from the Ohio State University and a M.F.A. in creative writing from University of Missouri-St. Louis. His work has appeared in Literary Review, Boulevard, Cincinnati Review, Crab Orchard Review, Epoch and New South, among many others.

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