Eula Biss

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General Information

Name: Eula Biss

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: 1977 in Rochester, New York



Illinois Connection

Eula teaches at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

After earning a bachelor's degree in non-fiction writing from Hampshire College, Biss moved to New York City. She taught in public schools where her experiences profoundly influenced her writing. In 2003, she moved to Iowa City, where she went on to complete her MFA in the University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program. Today she teaches writing at Northwestern, and her essays have appeared in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, The Best Creative Nonfiction and the Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Nonfiction as well as in The Believer, Gulf Coast, Columbia, Ninth Letter, the North American Review, the Bellingham Review, the Seneca Review, and Harper's.

Published Works

  • The Balloonists, Hanging Loose Press, 2002
  • Notes From No Man's Land: American Essays , Greywolf Press, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Notes from No Man's Land: American Essays

ISBN: 1555975186
Release Date: 2009-02-03

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Literary Awards

  • Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, Notes from No Man's Land

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Eula Biss on WorldCat

Eula Biss on Amazon


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