How to Be Manly (Paperback)

By Maureen O'Leary Wanket

Giant Squid Books, 9780692286838, 356pp.

Publication Date: September 5, 2014


About the Author

Maureen O'Leary Wanket is a writer and teacher living in Sacramento, California with her husband and two daughters. How to Be Manly was inspired by the humor and courage of the students she's met in her classrooms over the past twenty years. She loves high school football, but only when she happens to teach at least half of the players on the field. Her short stories have appeared in Esopus, Xenith, Fiction at Work, Blood and Thunder, Musings on the Art of Medicine and Prick of the Spindle. Maureen writes articles about issues in education for local and national publications. She also muses about inspirations for a writer's life at How to Be Manly is Maureen's first published novel. Follow her writing and publishing adventures on Twitter @maureenow.