Blog : Authors

First 1 2 [3] 4 5 6 Last 

Sonya Huber

May 9, 2016
Sonya Huber is the author of two books of creative nonfiction, Cover Me: A Health Insurance Memoir (University of Nebraska Press, 2010), finalist for the 2010 Grub Street National Book Prize in Nonfiction, and Opa Nobody (University of Nebraska Press, 2008), shortlisted for the Saroyan Prize.
Keywords: 17-2

Donald J. Mitchell

May 9, 2016
Donald J. Mitchell lives in Deming, WA, on land his great grandfather homesteaded in the 1880s. He’s lived there all his life writing poetry, short essays, and fiction.
Keywords: 17-2

Joe Oestreich

May 9, 2016
Joe Oestreich is the author of two books of creative nonfiction: Lines of Scrimmage (co-written with Scott Pleasant, 2015) and Hitless Wonder (2012).
Keywords: 17-2

William Torrey

May 9, 2016
William Torrey teaches Creative Writing and Literature at St. Andrew’s School.
Keywords: 17-2

Heather Gemmen Wilson

May 9, 2016
Heather Gemmen Wilson is an award-winning author. She enjoyed a twenty-year career as a book editor before returning to school.
Keywords: 17-2

Gina Williams

May 9, 2016
Gina Williams lives and creates in the Pacific Northwest.
Keywords: 17-2

Nathan Thornburgh

November 20, 2015
Nathan Thornburgh is a former musician, former traveling salesman, and former foreign correspondent with TIME Magazine. He is currently co-founder and CEO of Roads & Kingdoms (voted American's Best Travel Journalism site by the Society of American Travel Writers).
Keywords: 17-1

Karen Dietrich

November 20, 2015
Karen Dietrich is the author of The Girl Factory (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013). Her writing has appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, The Bellingham Review, Specter, and elsewhere.
Keywords: 17-1

Jill Christman

November 20, 2015
Jill Christman is the author of Darkroom: A Family Exposure (AWP Award Series in Creative Nonfiction winner), Borrowed Babies: Apprenticing for Motherhood (Shebooks 2014), and essays in magazines and journals such as Brevity, Fourth Genre, Iron Horse Literary Review, Literary Mama, Oprah Magazine, and Brain, Child. She teaches creative nonfiction writing in Ashland University’s low-residency MFA program and at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where she lives with her husband, writer Mark Neely, and their two children.
Keywords: 17-1, 19-2

Stephen Benz

November 20, 2015
Along with two books of travel essays—Guatemalan Journey (University of Texas Press) and Green Dreams: Travels in Central America (Lonely Planet)—Stephen Benz has published essays in Creative Nonfiction, TriQuarterly, Los Angeles Review, and other journals. Two of his essays have been selected for the Best American Travel Writing series. Formerly a writer for Tropic, the Sunday magazine of the Miami Herald, he now teaches professional writing at the University of New Mexico and is on the faculty of the Taos Summer Writers’ Conference.
Keywords: 17-1

Tom Fate

November 20, 2015
Tom Fate is the author of five books of nonfiction, including Beyond the White Noise, a collection of essays, Steady and Trembling, a spiritual memoir, and Cabin Fever, a nature memoir. A regular contributor to the Chicago Tribune, his essays have appeared in The Boston Globe, Orion, Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, and many other journals and anthologies, and they have often aired on National Public Radio and Chicago Public Radio. He teaches creative writing at College of DuPage in Chicago.
Keywords: 17-1, 19-2

Kerry Folan

November 20, 2015
Kerry Folan's work has appeared in The Washington Post, Hippocampus, and The Butter, among other publications. She is currently a second-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at George Mason University.
Keywords: 17-1

Robert Long Foreman

November 20, 2015
Robert Long Foreman is from Wheeling, West Virginia. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared most recently in Copper Nickel, Redivider, Booth, The Utne Reader, Fourth Genre, and the 2014 Pushcart anthology. He is The Cossack Review’s Fiction Editor, and he teaches creative writing and literature at Rhode Island College.
Keywords: 17-1

Shannon Huffman Polson

November 20, 2015
Shannon Huffman Polson is the author of North of Hope: A Daughter’s Arctic Journey as well as essays in Cirque Journal, High Country News, Alaska and Seattle magazines, Huffington Post, and Ruminate Magazine, where her work was given honorable mention in the 2015 VanderMey Prize for Nonfiction. Her current project about mythology, community, and pathfinding is based on her experience as one of the Army’s first women attack helicopter pilots.
Keywords: 17-1

Shanley Jacobs

November 20, 2015
Shanley Jacobs’ poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in Blackbird, Gulf Coast, The Helen Burns Poetry Anthology: Best New Voices from the Academy of American Poets University & College Prizes (1998-2009), and Tampa Review. She is a recipient of a Catherine and Joan Byrne Academy of American Poets Prize, a fellowship to Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a 2014 AWP Intro Journals Project Award in Nonfiction. She is an MFA candidate at the University of San Francisco and has her MFA in Poetry from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Keywords: 17-1

Catalina Ouyang

November 20, 2015
Catalina Ouyang is a visual artist and writer based in St. Louis, where she and her partner enjoy unimaginably cheap rent. She was the recipient of the 2015 CURA Prize for her short story “Third Sister.” Her visual work has been exhibited in St. Louis, Los Angeles, Annapolis, and Florence. She received her BFA in Sculpture from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2015.
Keywords: 17-1

Katherine Robb

November 20, 2015
Katherine Robb is a writer and attorney. Her writing has been published in Blue Fifth Review, Gray’s Sporting Journal, the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal, Hobart (online), Jenny, Tincture Journal, New York University Annual Survey of American Law, and Taconic Press. She recently finished her first novel.
Keywords: 17-1

Joe Wilkins

November 20, 2015
Joe Wilkins is the author of a memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers, winner of a 2014 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, and two previous books of poetry, Notes from the Journey Westward and Killing the Murnion Dogs.
Keywords: 17-1, 18-1

Tarn Wilson

February 27, 2015
Tarn Wilson is the author of the recently published memoir The Slow Farm about her early years with her hippy parents in the wilds of British Columbia. Her essays appear in Brevity, Defunct, Gulf Stream, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Inertia, Ruminate, South Loop Review, and The Sun, among others. She is a graduate of the Rainier Writing Workshop and lives and teaches in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Keywords: 16-2

John Tormey

February 27, 2015
John Tormey works in the training department for the Massachusetts commuter railroad. He lives with his wife and two young sons in Taunton, MA. He received his MFA from Boston University in 2011 and is at work on a collection of essays and a novel.
Keywords: 16-2

Mark H. Massé

February 27, 2015
Mark H. Massé (www.markmasse.com) is author of two books of literary journalism: Trauma Journalism: On Deadline in Harm’s Way (2011) and Inspired to Serve: Today’s Faith Activists (2004). He has also published two novels and is completing a third work of fiction on campus crime. A freelance author for more than thirty-five years, Massé has written for multiple national and international periodicals. In 2012, he won the Excellence in Journalism Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association for “Transformer,” a chapter from his book Trauma Journalism, which originally appeared in River Teeth in fall 2009.
Keywords: 11-1, 16-2

Jacqueline Lyons

February 27, 2015
Jacqueline Lyons is the author of the poetry collection The Way They Say Yes Here (Hanging Loose Press) and the chapbook Lost Colony (Dancing Girl Press). She has received a National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship, the Peace Corps Writers Best Poetry Book Award, the Indiana Review Poetry Prize, Utah Arts Council Awards in Poetry and Nonfiction, and a Nevada Arts Council Fellowship in Nonfiction. Her nonfiction has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes and cited in Best American Essays.
Keywords: 16-2

Jennifer Lunden

February 27, 2015
Jennifer Lunden’s lyric essay “The Butterfly Effect” won first prize in the Creative Nonfiction animal issue (Winter 2011), went on to win a Pushcart Prize, and later was anthologized in True Stories, Well Told: From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine. Her work has also appeared in Orion, Wigleaf, and the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine. An earlier draft of “Evidence” was a Maine Literary Awards finalist. Read her blog at www.jenniferlunden.com.
Keywords: 16-2

Justin Heckert

February 27, 2015
Justin Heckert’s nonfiction stories have appeared in Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, Grantland, ESPN The Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Men’s Journal, Oxford American, Indianapolis Monthly, and Atlanta, among other publications; one of those stories was recently anthologized in the collection Next Wave: America’s New Generation of Great Literary Journalists. He has twice been named Writer of the Year by the City and Regional Magazine Association. Heckert lives near downtown Indianapolis with his wife, Amanda, and dog, Cooper.
Keywords: 16-2

Jonathan Hiskes

February 27, 2015
Jonathan Hiskes works in communications at the University of Washington. He is a father, a husband, a lazy gardener, a wistful hiker, and a former staff writer at Grist, Sustainable Industries, and the Brown County (Ind.) Democrat. His writing has appeared in The Sun, Mother Jones, The Guardian, Books & Culture, The Other Journal, The Mennonite, Geez, Portland Business Journal, Seattle Weekly, and elsewhere.
Keywords: 16-2

Abriana Jetté

February 27, 2015
Abriana Jetté is an internationally published poet, essayist, and educator from Brooklyn, New York. She earned an MFA from Boston University, where she was a Robert Pinsky Global Fellow, and an MA in Creative Writing and English Literature from Hofstra University, where she graduated with distinction. Her work has appeared in The Iron Horse Literary Review, Poetry Quarterly, The Moth, and many other places, and she is the editor of 50 Whispers: Poems by Extraordinary Women, which debuted as a #1 best-seller in women’s poetry. She teaches for St. John’s University and the City University of New York.
Keywords: 16-2

Courtney Kersten

February 27, 2015
Courtney Kersten’s essays has previously appeared in DIAGRAM, The Masters Review, and Sweet. She currently studies at the University of Idaho’s MFA program in Creative Writing.
Keywords: 16-2

Judith Kitchen

February 27, 2015
Judith Kitchen is the author of three collections of essays (most recently Half in Shade, Coffee House Press), a novel, a collection of poetry, and a critical study. In addition, she edited or co-edited three collections of short nonfiction pieces for W. W. Norton (with another collection forthcoming entitled Brief Encounters), an anthology of poetry, and a collection of literary interviews. What Persists, a selection of thirty years of her Georgia Review poetry reviews, will be released soon from University of Georgia Press. Her awards include a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship, two Pushcart Prizes, the Lillian Fairchild Award, and the S. Mariella Gable Award. She served as judge for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Nonfiction Award, the Pushcart Prize in poetry, the Oregon Book Awards, and the Bush Foundation Fellowships, among others. She lived in Port Townsend, WA, until her death in November 2014.
Keywords: 16-2, 2-1, 8-1

C. Levison McGuire

February 27, 2015
In spring of 2014, C. Levison McGuire served as the writer-in-residence for Croatia’s Zvona i Nari Library and Literary Retreat and Serbia’s Balkankult. Her work has appeared in Redivider, Ninth Letter, and Passages North, and she is currently at work on a collection of essays.
Keywords: 16-2

Lee Martin

August 28, 2014
Lee Martin is the author of the novels, The Bright Forever, a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction; Break the Skin; River of Heaven; and Quakertown. He has also published three memoirs, From Our House, Turning Bones, and Such a Life; and a short story collection, The Least You Need to Know. He teaches in the MFA program at The Ohio State University, where he is a past winner of the Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award.
Keywords: 10, 14-1, 16-1, 3-2, 6-1, 8-2
Blog Archive
Related Topics
10 (10)
11-1 (3)
14-1 (14)
16-1 (15)
16-2 (14)
17-1 (13)
17-2 (13)
18-1 (15)
19-2 (13)
2-1 (5)
3-2 (3)
6-1 (3)
8-1 (5)
8-2 (3)

Newsletter Sign Up

shadow shadow