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Jody Lisberger

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Virginia Woolf, Margaret Atwood

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Born in Stamford, Connecticut in the 1950s, I grew up in Ithaca, NY. I was trained originally as an anthropologist (Smith College 1975), then did an MA in English at Boston College. I started writing in earnest in 1995, four years after earning a Ph.D. in English from Boston University, where I was a University Fellow. In 1997, I started a low-residency MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College. At the same time, I was teaching full-time in the Expository Writing Program at Harvard. Before coming to the University of Rhode Island, where I am soon to be the Interim Director of Women's Studies, I taught literature, drama, feminist theory, fiction, and creative nonfiction at Holy Cross, Tufts, Harvard, and Brown. I'm currently working on a nov...more


Average rating: 4.59 · 17 ratings · 6 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Remember Love
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Remember Love (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Story collection, published May 1, 2008

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French Dirt by Richard Goodman
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This book was a delight to read--fluid, honest, and fully immersed in the dirt and growing season of France. Goodman was a first-time gardener at the time, as thrilled by lettuce as he was by bamboo he cut for his tomato stakes. This read is a great...more
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Ordinary Love and Good Will by Jane Smiley
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Fugitive Blues by Debra Kang Dean
Fugitive Blues: Poems
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Debra Kang Dean is a brilliant poet whose poems are daring and long-lasting in their use of story, nature, concrete details, and profound ideas.
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Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
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Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
Are You My Mother?
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Brilliant book.
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The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist a... by Sena Jeter Naslund
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State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
State of Wonder
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