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2013 Book Festival Author

Mike Magnuson is the author of two novels, The Right Man for the Job (HarperCollins) and The Fire Gospels (HarperCollins), and three books of nonfiction, Lummox:  The Evolution of a Man (HarperCollins),  Heft on Wheels:  A Field Guide to Doing a 180 (Crown) and Bike Tribes: A Field Guide to North American Cyclists (Rodale). 

His short fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Esquire, Gentleman’s Quarterly, The Massachusetts Review, Men’s Health, Backpacker, and other publications, and he is a longtime contributing writer with Bicycling magazine.  His piece  “Whatever Happened to Greg LeMond” – originally published in Bicycling– has been reprinted in Best American Sports Writing 2010 and in The Best of Bicycling Magazine;">.  He lives in Appleton, Wisconsin, where he is finishing a long novel about working people in Wisconsin’s Fox Valley region.  In his spare time, Mike is an avid cyclocross racer and avid cook, which is why he’s never skinny enough to be any good at cyclocross racing.  He also teaches prose writing in Pacific University’s Low Residency MFA Program in Forest Grove, Oregon.

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