Professor Aaron Gwyn's new novel. All God's Children, has just been publish by Europa Editions. The novel is an historical epic that spans thirty years in the lives of three people – an illiterate frontiersman, a runaway teenage slave, and a gay young man fleeing scandal. All of the characters are searching for the kind of freedom that is entailed in the essence of an emerging nation. The author of three novels, Gwyn's fiction has appeared in his story collection Dog on the Cross, finalist for the New York Public Library's Young Lions Fiction Award, and numerous magazines and anthologies such as Esquire, McSweeney's, Best of the West, and Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina.