His first book, Butterfly in the Typewriter, tells the true story of a young writer’s devotion to his masterpiece, which in 1980 took the publishing world by storm…twelve years after the author’s suicide. Butterfly in the Typewriter is now being made into a feature length film.
MacLauchlin is currently working on The Moving Picture Man: An Untold Story of Hollywood, the Holocaust and the American Dream.
As a member of the English Faculty at Germanna Community College, MacLauchlin teaches courses on American Literature, Southern Literature, and Writing and Research. He also teaches at a nearby state prison, where he has developed a course on the literature of confinement.
He lives in Virginia with his wife and sons.
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