Eula Biss, nonfiction writer and poet

Eula Biss


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Reading: 6:30 p.m., Cox Hall Ballroom, Reception and Booksigning to Follow

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Colloquium: 2:30-3:30 p.m., N301 Callaway Center

Eula Biss is the author of three books: On Immunity: An Inoculation, a finalist for the National Book Critic Circle Award for nonfiction and chosen by Mark Zuckerberg for Facebook’s Year of Books; Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays, winner of the National Book Critic Circle Award for criticism, and a collection of prose poetry, The Balloonists

Her work has been supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Howard Foundation Fellowship, an NEA Literature Fellowship, and a Jaffe Writers’ Award. She holds a B.A. in nonfiction writing from Hampshire College and a M.F.A. in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Her essays have recently appeared in The Best American Nonrequired Reading and the Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Nonfiction as well as in The BelieverGulf CoastDenver QuarterlyThird Coast, and Harper’s.