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General Information

Name:  Sally Wisenburg  

Pen Name: S.L. Wisenburg

Genre: Creative nonfiction Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1955 in Houston, TX

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Illinois Connection

Wisenburg lives in a brownstone near Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Wisenburg was born and raised in Houston, but has lived much of her adult life in Chicago. She is the creative nonfiction editor of ''Another Chicago Magazine'' and co-director of Northwestern's M.A. in Creative Writing program. She also teaches at the University of Chicago's Graham School of General Studies, in the certificate program for creative writing.


Pushcart Prize 1996

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