The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break (Paperback)

By Steven Sherrill

Blair, 9780895876751, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2016



Five thousand years out of the labyrinth, the Minotaur finds himself in the American South, living in a trailer park and working as a line cook at a steakhouse.

About the Author

Steven Sherrill is a graduate of UNC Charlotte and holds an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. The recipient of a NEA Fellowship for Fiction, he has published four novels and one book of poetry. His debut novel, The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break, was published in the UK and translated into eight languages. Neil Gaiman selected it as one of six audio books to launch "Neil Gaiman Presents" for A prolific painter and nascent musician, Sherrill is now a professor of English & Integrative Arts at Penn State Altoona.