Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Faculty 2017
About Alissa Nutting
Alissa Nutting is author of the short story collection Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls, selected by judge Ben Marcus as winner of the 6th Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction, and the novel, Tampa, (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2013). A new novel, Made for Love, is forthcoming from Ecco in the summer of 2017. Her writing has appeared in Tin House, Fence, BOMB, Elle, The New York Times, Conduit, and O: The Oprah Magazine, as well as the fairy tale anthology My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me. She holds and MFA from the University of Alabama, and a PhD from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She is currently at work on two television pilots. A former professor at John Carroll University and UNLV, she is currently on faculty at Grinnell College in Iowa.