Liam Callanan


Commentator and writer Liam Callanan teaches creative writing at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He is the author of the novels The Cloud Atlas and All Saints.

Twitter: @liamcallanan

Arts & Culture
2:19 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Essay: From Greece to A Minnesota Parking Garage, My Great Outdoor Theater Odyssey

Liam Callanan at the Epidaurus Theater
Credit Liam Callanan

An essay by Liam Callanan.

Lake Effect essayist Liam Callanan essayist goes on a thematic road trip.

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Arts & Culture
11:54 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Callanan Chases After 'The Red Balloon' in his Recent Essay

Callanan chases his own Red Balloon to figure out its meaning.
Credit LeAnn E. Crowe, flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor Liam Callanan.

The 17th annual Festival of Film in French is going on at UW-Milwaukee now through Sunday.

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Arts & Culture
1:24 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Essay: What Makes a True Haunted House

Essayist Liam Callanan argues that true haunted houses don't require an entrance fee.
Credit Sean MacEntee

Essayist Liam Callanan on what makes a real haunted house

We’re just a few days out from All Hallow’s Eve – Halloween is Thursday, and frightening opportunities abound.  Count Lake Effect essayist Liam Callanan as not all that excited.

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Project Milwaukee
10:22 am
Fri November 14, 2008

Barack Obama Makes Me Feel Old

Liam Callanan is a regular Lake Effect contributor and an author. He also teaches creative writing as an associate professor of English at UW-Milwaukee. In his personal essay for the Wise Today, Well Tomorrow mini series, he says that the new president makes him feel old.

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