Robert Vivian

Robert Vivian is the author of the essay collection Cold Snap as Yearning and the novel The Mover of Bones, as well as the forthcoming novels Lamb Bright Savior and Another Burning Kingdom. He teaches at Alma College and in the low-residency MFA program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.


For several years now I’ve wondered in a slow-burning ache if I’ll ever be able to chronicle what it’s like to live in a small town in the middle of Michigan that’s struggling to hang on, if I can somehow…