Professor Liam Callanan interviewed about his new book “When In Rome”

Professor & Coordinator of Creative Writing Liam Callanan discusses his new book and reflects on the relationship between his writing and his faith in the National Catholic Register. Read more here.

When in Rome, which will be released by Penguin-Random House on March 14, tells “the story of an opportunity to start over at midlife, a chance to save a struggling convent in the Eternal City, and the dramatic re-emergence of an old flame.” Read more about the book and pre-order your copy today. 

Liam Callanan is a novelist, teacher, and journalist. His novel Paris by the Book, a national bestseller, was translated into multiple languages and won the 2019 Edna Ferber Prize. He’s also the 2017 winner of the Hunt Prize, and his first novel, The Cloud Atlas, was a finalist for an Edgar Award. Liam’s work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Slate, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The San Francisco Chronicle, and he’s recorded numerous essays for public radio. He’s also taught for the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and lives in Wisconsin with his wife and daughters.

Callanan and Book cover