Winegardner is a fiction and nonfiction writer from Bryan, Ohio. Graduating from Miami University, he went on to earn his MFA from George Mason University.
His novels include The Godfather Returns, Crooked River Burning, and The Veracruz Blues. He also has published a collection of short stories, That’s True of Everybody, and Elvis Presley Boulevard: From Sea to Shining Sea, Almost, a travel memoir.
His work has appeared in GQ, Men’s Journal, The New York Times Magazine, and Ploughshares. Check out some of his published work here. He also helped to write the script for The Godfather video game.
Winegardner will hold a Q&A session on Tuesday, March 26 at 11 a.m. in Fried-Hemenway Auditorium. His reading will take place at 7 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theater. Admission is free.