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Indiana Authors Awards Honoree

Craig Fehrman

2022 Nonfiction Shortlist

Craig Fehrman spent more than a decade writing and researching his first book, Author in Chief, which The Wall Street Journal called “one of the best books on the American presidency to appear in recent years.” He was born and raised in southern Indiana and currently lives in Bloomington with his wife and children. Fehrman is an adjunct lecturer at the Media School at Indiana University, Bloomington. In addition to Author in Chief, which was also a finalist for the Marfield Prize, Fehrman has edited an anthology, The Best Presidential Writing, and is currently finishing his next book, a revisionary look at the explorations of Lewis and Clark.


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