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Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

Author's Bio

Joanne Leedom-Ackerman is a novelist, short story writer and journalist whose works of fiction include No Marble Angels and The Dark Path to the River. She has published stories, essays and articles in books, magazines, and newspapers. She is a Vice President of PEN International and the former International Secretary of PEN International and served as Chair of PEN International Writers in Prison Committee and President of PEN USA. She serves on the boards of Poets and Writers, the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, the International Center for Journalists, Words Without Borders, the International Crisis Group, and Refugees International, and she has served on the boards of PEN American Center, Johns Hopkins University, Brown University and Save the Children. A former reporter for The Christian Science Monitor, she has covered national and international issues and won awards for her writing. She has taught writing at New York University, City University of New York, Occidental College and UCLA Extension.

Publications and Prizes

No Marble Angels (Author's Guild Backinprint.com Edition, 2008), The Dark Path to the River (Author's Guild Backinprint.com Edition, 2008), The Dark Path to the River (Saybrook Publishing, 1988), No Marble Angels (Saybrook Publishing, 1987), No Marble Angels (Texas Center for Writers Press, 1985)
Electric Grace: Still More Fiction by Washington Area Women (Paycock, 2007), Short Stories of the Civil Rights Movement (University of Georgia Press, 2006), Remembering Arthur Miller (Metheun, 2005), Snakes: An Anthology of Serpent's Tales (M. Evans Publishing, 2002), Beyond Literacy (Saybrook Publishing, 1990), Fiction and Poetry by Texas Women (Texas Center for Writers Press, 1976), The Bicentennial Collection of Texas Short Stories (Texas Center for Writers Press, 1974)

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Listing last updated: September 9, 2015

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in:
Dallas, TX
Raised in:
Dallas, TX

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