Jerry McGahan, 72, is a native Montanan and a retired beekeeper. The Dana Gallery Icons of the West, the Missoula Museum of the Arts, the Yellowstone Art Museum, fhe C. M. Russell Museum's Masters In Miniature Exhibition and Sale, and the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, among other venues, have featured his oil paintings. He has a B.A. and M.A. in Zoology from the University of Montana where he graduated with honors, and a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He has had stories and essays in Ploughshares, North American Review, The Georgia Review, The Iowa Review, The Antioch Review, The Gettysburg Review, and many other literary journals. Sierra Club Books published a novel by him, and this summer, Schaffner Press will  publish a collection of his short fiction, The Deer Walking Upside Down.  He made a documentary film in South America featured in the National Geographic film-lecture series and shown on BBC in the 'The World Around Us' series.

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