Steve Tomasula

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General Information

Name: Steve Tomasula

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction




Illinois Connection

Steve earned both his MA and PhD. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He resides in Chicago. His books VAS: An Opera in Flatland and In and Oz are set in Chicago and The Book of Portraiture is partially set in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steve is an Associate Professor of English with a specialty in Creative Writing and, 20th & 21st Century Literature, at the University of Notre Dame. He was also the Coal Royalty Chair in Creative Writing at The University of Alabama in the spring of 2005 and named a Howard Fellow. May 13-27, 2013, Tomasula will be a Visiting Professor at the Université Paris 13 in Paris, France.

Published Works

  • VAS: An Opera in Flatland: A Novel (Art and Design by Stephen Farrell.), University of Chicago Press, 2004
  • In and Oz, Night Shade, 2005
  • The Book of Portraiture: A Novel, Fiction Collective 2, 2006
  • TOC: A New Media Novel, Fiction Collective 2, 2009 - Design by Stephen Farrell

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

VAS: An Opera in Flatland: A Novel. By Steve Tomasula. Art and Design by Stephen Farrell.

ISBN: 0226807401
Release Date: 2004-12-15

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The Book of Portraiture: A Novel

ISBN: 1573661287
Release Date: 2006-03-01

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Literary Awards

Gold Medal Winner: Best Book of 2010 (awarded by eLit Awards & Jenkins Group for TOC)

The Mary Shelly Award for Outstanding Fictional Work (awarded by the Media Ecology Association for TOC), 2010.

Winner of Iowa Prize Award (most distinguished work of fiction, poetry or non-fiction published in 2000).

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Steve Tomasula on WorldCat

Steve Tomasula on Amazon


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