Kass Fleisher

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General Information

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Name: Kass Fleisher

Pen Name: None

Born: 1959 in born in Wilmington, Delaware

Website: http://kassfleisher.com

Steerage Press Website: http://www.steeragepress.com/authors/kass-fleisher/

Email: hkfleis@ilstu.edu

Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • 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

ISBN: 0791460649
Release Date: 2004-03-29

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Accidental Species

ISBN: 092590449X
Release Date: 2005-11-01

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The Adventurous

ISBN: 1600010008
Release Date: 2006-01-01

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Dead Woman Hollow

ISBN: 1438442629
Release Date: 2012-02-28

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Kass Fleisher on WorldCat


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