About Cory

Cory MacLauchlin was born and raised in Newport News, Virginia. He earned his Master of Arts in English from University of Virginia.

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.

Follow Cory MacLauchlin on Twitter: @CoryMacLauchlin

Or email him at: cmaclauchlin@hotmail.com