Biography for Song of Slaves in the Desert

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Novelist, essayist, and story writer Alan Cheuse has been described as "The Voice of Books on NPR." He has written three novels, including To Catch the Lightning, and a pair of novellas. He is also the editor of Seeing Ourselves: Great Early American Short Stories and co-editor of Writers' Workshop in a Book. He teaches writing at George Mason University. Visit