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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kass Fleisher  

Pen Name: None

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Audience: Adult;

Born: 1959 in born in Wilmington, Delaware


-- Website -- http://kassfleisher.com
-- Website -- Press
-- Kass Fleisher on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kass+fleisher


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.


Selected Titles At Your Library

The Bear River Massacre and the making of history /
ISBN: 0791460649. OCLC Number:

State University of New York Press,. Albany :. ©2004.

Accidental species :
ISBN: 092590449X. OCLC Number:

Chax Press,. Tucson, AZ :. 2005.

The adventurous /
ISBN: 1600010008. OCLC Number:

Factory School,. New York :. 2007.

Talking out of school :
ISBN: 1564785173. OCLC Number:

Dalkey Archive Press,. Champaign :. 2008.

Dead woman hollow /
ISBN: 1438442629. OCLC Number:

Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press,. Albany :. ©2012.


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