Dave Essinger

Dave Essinger

Author | Running Out

Dave Essinger’s literary novel about ultrarunning, Running Out, is newly out from Main Street Rag Publishing Company.  Recent work appears in Gargoyle, Sport Literate, Midwestern Gothic, and elsewhere. He received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is a fiction reader for Slice magazine and General Editor of the AWP Intro Journals Project.  He currently teaches creative writing and edits the literary magazine Slippery Elm at the University of Findlay, in Ohio.

A Writer’s Survival Guide

6214, 6th floor

At a past Slice conference Francine Prose explained how she balanced writing with motherhood: from the time her sons boarded the school bus to the time they returned, she wrote. Junot Díaz told the Wall Street Journal that he sometimes writes sitting on the edge of the tub: “My ex would always know I was going to […]