Jill Talbot

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Author's Bio

Jill Talbot is the author of a THE WAY WE WEREN'T: A MEMOIR and LOADED: WOMEN AND ADDICTION. She is the co-editor of THE ART OF FRICTION: WHERE (NON)FICTIONS COME TOGETHER, and the editor of METAWRITINGS: TOWARD A THEORY OF NONFICTION. Her work has appeared in journals such as AGNI, BREVITY, DIAGRAM, ECOTONE, THE PARIS REVIEW DAILY, THE NORMAL SCHOOL, THE PINCH, THE RUMPUS, SLICE MAGAZINE, and more.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Loaded: Women and Addiction
(Seal Press, 2007)
, The Way We Weren't: A Memoir
(Soft Skull Press, 2015)
Anthologies: 
Metawritings: Toward a Theory of Nonfiction
(University of Iowa Press, 2012)
, The Art of Friction: Where (Non) Fictions Come Together
(University of Texas Press, 2008)

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
TX
work_excerpt: 
"Fiction and history are neighbors. The stories we tell about our own histories might as well be fiction—for what we tell, what we don't." ~ THE WAY WE WEREN'T
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Last updated: Jun 27, 2018