Mary Helen Stefaniak

The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia is an Indie Next pick

August 14, 2010

Tags: Indiebound, Indie Next, powells, Marquette, Phi Beta Kappa

Independent bookstores around the country have chosen The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia, as an Indie Next pick for September! It will be featured in the September IndieBound newsletter in bookstores and online. It will also be featured in September, with a story-behind-the-novel essay, at www.powells.com.

Only a few weeks remain (more…)

Selected Works

Novel
A hidden history of the South emerges when a worldly teacher leads Threestep, GA, to reinvent itself as “Baghdad.”
Hilarious and moving, a masterful debut novel about a Milwaukee immigrant family's secret history.
Short Fiction
"Every story I have ever written is in some sense an argument with Flannery O'Connor, as well as a tribute to her. This story happens to be the only one that mentions her by name."--MHS
Short stories by Nebraska writers edited by Ladette Randolph, with an introduction by Mary Pipher
Fiction (short stories)
In these nine stories, “the familiar world is both funnier and sadder than it seems.”
--Kalamazoo Gazette
Creative Non-Fiction
A rich and comprehensive collection of literary writings about the Midwest.