Books by Ander Monson

Ander Monson is the author of the novel Other Electricities and the poetry collection Vacationland. He lives in Michigan and is editor of the magazine DIAGRAM and of the New Michigan Press.


HOW WE SPEAK TO ONE ANOTHER by Ander Monson
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 14, 2017

"A cornucopia of essays sure to lead to conversations with one another that will inform, puzzle, and surprise."
Take one daily and call me every morning. That's the website header for Essay Daily, the source for this anthology. Read full book review >
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Writing that requires a receptive readership as flexible as the prose."
Short essays on libraries, literature and life. Read full book review >
VANISHING POINT by Ander Monson
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: April 1, 2010

"An imperfect grab-bag of ruminations that reflect a likable nerdy enthusiasm."
A freewheeling assortment of essays that bring surprising weight to ephemera like Dungeon & Dragons, Doritos and household repair. Read full book review >
NECK DEEP AND OTHER PREDICAMENTS by Ander Monson
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"Poetic quality aside, there is not enough that informs the mind or heart."
An eccentric, idiosyncratic collection of essays, most previously published (some online only), on topics ranging from car washes to high-school felonies to the nature of prose itself, from Monson (Other Electricities, 2005). Read full book review >
OTHER ELECTRICITIES by Ander Monson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2005

"Too filled with static to come in clearly, too scrambled to be compelling."
Debut story collection set in Michigan's Upper Peninsula ditches clarity, accessibility and character development in favor of a pastiche of fragments. Read full book review >