Off The Record with Joshua Bohnsack: First There Is A Mountain

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Joshua Bohnsack‘s work has appeared in The Rumpus, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Salt Hill, AGNI, SAND, Lit Hub, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Essay Daily, and others.

He is the founding editor of Long Day Press, a hand-bound chapbook publisher, faculty advisor of Oyez Review, and teaches at Roosevelt University’s MFA in creative writing program. He received an MFA in creative writing at Northwestern University and a BA at the University of Iowa. Previously he served as the managing editor for TriQuarterly, editorial assistant at Dalkey Archive Press, and managing editor of Curbside Splendor Publishing.

He grew up on a farm and ran an ice cream shop in rural Illinois until he moved to Chicago. In addition to writing & publishing, he is a printmaker and makes music, currently with the Iowa country band Gold Dust.

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