Ron Currie, Jr.
Author of Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles, Everything Matters! and God is Dead
Photo credit: Lisa Prosienski
About Ron Currie
Ron Currie, Jr. worked full-time as a short order cook until becoming a full-time writer in 2007 with the publication of God Is Dead. His debut story collection won the 2008 New York Public Library Young Lion’s Award, and in May 2009 Ron was presented with the Addison M. Metcalf Award for Literature by the Academy of Arts and Letters.
Two years later, Ron published his much anticipated novel, Everything Matters!, securing his place as a rising star in literary fiction. His latest book, Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles, further cemented his status as a strong figure in the genre.
He currently lives in Waterville, Maine.
Praise for Ron Currie
Ron’s visit was AMAZING—the students here really enjoyed having him, and it was a blast for me, too. It’s going to be really hard to try to top this year’s first read book.— James Zubricky, Associate Lecturer of Chemistry,, University of Toledo
Books by Ron Currie
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