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Janet Burroway, awarded the Florida Humanities Council's 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Writing, is the author of eight novels as well as short fiction, plays, poetry, essays, texts for dance, and children's books. Her Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft (tenth edition), is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and her multi-genre Imaginative Writing is out in a fourth edition. Her most recent novel is Bridge of Sand (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; Hopcyn Press, London, 2013) and her memoir Losing Tim was published in 2014 (Think Piece Publishers). Her play Parts of Speech won the Brink! award at the Renaissance Theatreworks, Milwaukee in 2015 and Boomerang, a modern female Lear was commissioned by Sideshow Theatre Company, Chicago, also in 2015.

Current work: This year has seen the revision of Writing Fiction 10th Edition for the University of Chicago Press for publication April 2019 and a series of lectures both live and on video for the Remnin University Press in Beijing. Now she is back at work on the novel Indian Dancer. She continues to pursue her association as a Network Playwright with Chicago Dramatists and on the Board of Sideshow Theatre Company as well as with the PerSisters writing group in Chicago. Most recent readings of plays were with the Pulse Ensemble Company in New York (Headshots) and the Fall Festival of Women Playwrights with the Artemesia Company in Chicago (Parts of Speech), most recent publication a biographical essay of Alix Strachey in the anthology of prominent women, Breaking Bounds.

NEW IN APRIL (available from all outlets) in hardback, paperback and ebook:
Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft 10th edition.
2019. Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press.

Still Available from the author,

Losing Tim

The Truck on the Track

The Perfect Pig

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