Phyllis Eisenstein


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in Chicago, The United States
January 01, 1946

Died
December 07, 2020

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Phyllis Eisenstein was born in Chicago in 1946 and, except for two years in Germany and one winter in Upper Michigan as an Air Force wife, has spent her life there. In her early student days, she worked as a butcher, grocery clerk, bowling alley pin-setter, and tutor. She dropped out of college to join her new husband Alex overseas, eventually selling two stories in 1969, the first being a collaboration with Alex that appeared in Robert Silverberg's New Dimensions 1. Ten years later, after her third novel was published, she went back to school to acquire a degree in Anthropology from the University of Illinois.

Phyllis got her first taste of teaching while assisting Roger Zelazny at the Indiana University Writers Conference in 1977 and went
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