CHICAGO: Thursday Live Lit with Connor Coyne.

One of the first official Urbantasm events!

Please join me in CHICAGO on Thursday, December 7th for Indie Lit’s “Live Lit” event at the delightful 57th Street Books in Hyde Park, just two blocks from The University of Chicago.

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“Rightsizing Thanksgiving in the Rust Belt,” by Connor Coyne, published in Belt Magazine

I am very pleased to share that Belt Publishing & Belt Magazine have published my essay “Rightsizing Thanksgiving in the Rust Belt.

Actually, I pitched them this essay only a week ago, and through their timely and insightful editing we were able to finish it before Thanksgiving.… Read the rest

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An Urbantasm, A Play (Early 1996)

In 50 weeks my novel Urbantasm: The Dying City (the first in a series of four) will be published!

Each week, I am sharing some piece of media related to the project: images, stories, excerpts, pictures, etc.

This week I shared an account of one of the earliest incarnations of the project, a play titled An Urbantasm. … Read the rest

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Urbantasm to be published!

This is an exciting day for me… crackling with excitement, in fact!

After years of writing and revising and months of preparations I am so very happy to announce that Urbantasm, my novel about Flint, will be published in four installments.  … Read the rest

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Hope and Fixing Flint

I already posted about this on Facebook but now I think it warrants a proper blog entry.

My friend Gordon Young, a great guy who also writes and maintains the Flint Expatriates blog has come out with a stark new blog titled How to Fix Flint: Replacing the pipes in my hometown won’t revive the city.Read the rest

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