About Charles

Charles McNairCharles McNair, a native of the Yellowhammer State of Alabama, released his first novel, Land O’ Goshen, to critical acclaim. Land O’ Goshen was a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1994. His long-awaited second novel, Pickett’s Charge,  published in September 2013 from the University of West Alabama’s Livingston Press. Charles currently lives in Atlanta where he writes full-time, combining freelance literary duties with assignments for corporations and businesses, including “Power of Storytelling” workshops. Since 2005, he has served as Books Editor for Paste magazine (check out his favorites and less s0 here) and has shared his reviews on Atlanta radio station WMLB 1690 AM (reviews here). Charles is currently at work on his third novel, The Epicureans.

Listen to a podcast on book reviews with Charles by To the Best of Our Knowledge.