ZMJ political novel chosen by Arts Council

Bellevue Arts Council ImageZachary’s timely political novel Corn Poll was recently featured in a day-long series of events organized and funded by the Bellevue (IA) Arts Council in partnership with Iowa Humanities. Thanks to the community of Bellevue for turning out for the author Q & A, writers’ workshops, community book club, and open mike readings.

In addition to Corn Poll: A Novel of the Iowa Caucuses the author’s analysis and commentary on Midwestern politics and public life have appeared in many periodicals nationwide, including the Cedar Rapids Gazette, the Des Moines Register, the Daily Yonder, Front Porch Republic, the Middle West Review, and Pro Rege. among many others. Zachary has been a featured speaker or presenter at the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, and the Iowa Conference on Presidential Politics. The author of over twenty award-winning books and many works of fiction, including the 2010 Foreword Reviews runner-up novel-of-the-year in its class, Zachary is a recipient of a Hoover Medal from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library.