Pen Name: None
Born: 1959 in born in Wilmington, Delaware
Steerage Press Website: http://www.steeragepress.com/authors/kass-fleisher/
Fleisher teaches at Illinois State University in Normal.
Biographical and Professional Information
Kass Fleisher was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and holds degrees in English from Dickinson College (B.A., 1981), the University of North Dakota (M.A., 1989), and Binghamton University (Ph.D., 1993). She is best known for her fiction and creative nonfiction. Fleisher is the author of five books and numerous essays and reviews, and the editor, with Caitlin M. Alvarez, of a literary anthology - Litscapes: Collected US Writings. With her frequent writing partner, Joe Amato, Fleisher has written a full-length play and several screenplays (none of which have been produced to date). Since 2003, Fleisher has taught creative writing at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. She's the founding publisher of Steerage Press.
- The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History, State University of New York Press, 2004
- Accidental Species, Chax Press, 2005
- The Adventurous, Factory School Press, 2006
- Talking Out of School, Dalkey Archive Press, 2008
- Dead Woman Hollow, Excelsior Editions, 2012
Titles at Your Library
The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History
Release Date: 2004-03-29
Release Date: 2005-11-01
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Dead Woman Hollow
Release Date: 2012-02-28
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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