Bonnie Jo Campbell

The award winning author discusses the influence and process behind American Salvage, anachronisms, and her days in the circus.

Bonnie Jo Campbell Interview on Fogged Clarity

Bonnie Jo Campbell is the author of a novel and two collections of stories, the most recent of which, American Salvage, was a finalist for both the 2009 National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. She is the recipient of Southern Review’s Eudora Welty Prize and a Pushcart Prize. Her stories and essays have appeared in Ontario Review, Story, The Kenyon Review, Witness, The Alaska Quarterly Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Mid-American Review, and Utne Reader, among others. She lives and writes on a farm in Michigan.