Black Lawrence Press
FRED McGAVRAN graduated from Kenyon College and served as an officer in the Navy. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he practices law with the Cincinnati, Ohio firm of Frost Brown Todd LLC. He won the 2007 Writers Digest Short Story Contest in the horror category, the 2004 John Reid/Tom Howard Contest, the 2003 Raymond Carver Award from Humboldt State University, and has placed in a number of other literary and screenwriting contests. His stories have appeared in Pearl Magazine, Rosebud, Gray's Sporting Journal, Dreams & Visions, Storyglossia, Third Order, and other literary magazines and e-zines. His wife Liz is a decorator. Their older daughter Sarah is working on a Ph.D in art history at Washington University in St. Louis and their younger daughter Marian is a realtor in San Diego.
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
ISBN 978-0-9815899-5-4      $16.00
"Fred McGavran’s The Butterfly Collector is sardonic, erudite, and unexpectedly frightening.
He will leave you wanting more."
                         —P.F. Kluge