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His nonfiction has been published in The “Washington Post Magazine”, “Smithsonian Magazine”, “Forbes FYI”, “Modern Maturity”, “World Literature Today,” and “American Scholar.” As a member of the Prairie Writers Circle his essays have been reprinted in numerous newspapers and journals nationwide, and on such Internet sites as Counterpunch and Arts and Letters Daily. Other publications include We Should Have Come By Water (poems), The Committee to Save the World (literary non-fiction), and Robert Day for President (memoir).
Among his awards and fellowships are a National Endowment to the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, Yaddo and McDowell Fellowships, a Maryland Arts Council Award, and the Edgar Wolfe Award for distinguished fiction. His teaching positions include The Iowa Writers Workshop; The University of Kansas; and the Graduate Faculty at Montaigne College, The University of Bordeaux.
He is past Acting President of the Associated Writing Programs; the founder and former Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House; and founder and publisher of the Literary House Press at Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland where he is a Professor Emeritus.
Robert Day: The Collected Short Stories
Robert Day: The ABCs of Enlightenment
Robert Day: Chance Encounters of a Literary Kind
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