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Thompson currently resides in Urbana, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jean Thompson has taught creative writing since 1973 at several Illinois Universities and Colleges including the Reed College and Northwestern University. Currently, she is an Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign.
Thompson's stories have been published in many magazines and journals, including The New Yorker and anthologized in The Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Prize.
- Who Do You Love, Simon & Schuster, 2000
- Wild Blue Yonder, Topeka Bindry, 2003
- City Boy, Simon & Schuster, 2005
- Throw Like a Girl, Simon & Schuster, 2007
- Do Not Deny Me, Simon & Schuster, 2009
- The Year We Left Home, Simon & Schuster, 2011
- The Humanity Project, Blue Rider Press, 2013
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Who Do You Love: Stories
Release Date: 2000-11-02
Wide Blue Yonder: A Novel
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Throw Like A Girl: Stories
Release Date: 2007-06-05
Do Not Deny Me: Stories
Release Date: 2009-06-09
The Humanity Project
Release Date: 2013-04-23
Who Do You Love: Stories - 1999 Finalist for the National Book Award
City Boy and Wide Blue Yonder - New York Times Notable Book and Chicago Tribune Best Fiction Selection
Recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
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