Individual Author Record
Name: Amy HassingerPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: 1972 in Frederick, Maryland Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHassinger lives in Urbana.
Biographical and Professional InformationAmy Hassinger grew up in Massachusetts. She graduated from Barnard College in New York and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she received her MFA in fiction writing. She is the author of three novels. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Arts and Letters, Salt Hill, Natural Bridge, and Blithe House Quarterly Online, and have been anthologized in Best Lesbian Love Stories. She is also the author of ''Finding Katahdin: An Exploration of Maine's Past''. Hassinger taught English to middle school students, writing and literature to undergraduates, and is currently teaching at the University of Illinois and in the University of Nebraska’s low-residency MFA in Writing Program.
*''Finding Katahdin: An exploration of Maine's past'', University of Maine Press, 2001*"Nina: Adolescence", Putnam, 2003*"The Priest's Madonna", Putnam, 2006*"After the Dam", Red Hen Press, 2016