Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: May 12, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBrown moved to Chicago in 1995 and still resides there. She now teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and lives in Mr. Obama’s neighborhood, overlooking Lake Michigan.
Biographical and Professional InformationRosellen Brown is the author of the novels Civil Wars, Half a Heart, Tender Mercies, Before and After, and six other books. Her stories have appeared frequently in O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Short Stories and Best Short Stories of the Century. Her novel Before and After was adapted into a major motion picture starring Meryl Streep and Liam Neeson.
*''Before and After'', Ferrar, Straus & Giroux, 1992 *''Before and After: A Novel'', Picador, 2005 *''Civil Wars'', Knopf, 1978 *''Cora Fry'', Norton, 1977 *''Cora Fry's Pillow Book'', Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994 *''Half a Heart'', Ferrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000 *''Rosellen Brown Reader'', University of New England Press, 1992 *''Some Deaths in the Delta'', University of Massachusetts Press, 1970 *''Street Games'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2001 *''Tender Mercies'', Delta, 1998 *''The Autobiography of My Mother'', Doubleday, 1976