Individual Author Record
Name: Audrey NiffeneggerPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD Fiction Born: 1963 in South Haven, Michigan Sites:
Illinois ConnectionNiffenegger's family moved to Evanston, Illinois when she was very young. She attended the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University. She teaches at Columbia College and has also taught for the Newberry Library, Penland School of Craft and other institutions of higher learning. Niffenegger continues to resides in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationNiffenegger is a visual artist and writer. She was trained as a visual artist at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and received her MFA from Northwestern University’s Department of Art Theory and Practice. Niffenegger has been making books by hand since the early 1980s. She has exhibited her artist’s books, prints, paintings, drawings and comics at Printworks Gallery in Chicago since 1987.Niffenegger is a professor in the Interdisciplinary Book Arts MFA Program at the Columbia College Chicago Centre for Book and Paper Arts. She currently teaches writing courses that specialize in text-image relationships. She has also taught for the Newberry Library, Penland School of Craft and other institutions of higher learning. In addition to her international bestselling debut novel, ''The Time Traveler's Wife'', Niffenegger is the author of two illustrated novels, ''The Three Incestuous Sisters'' and ''The Adventuress''; which were books she had originally printed and bound by hand.
*''Time Traveler`s Wife'', Macadam/Cage Publishing, 2003*''The Three Incestuous Sisters: An Illustrated Novel'', Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005*''The Adventuress'', Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2006*''Her Fearful Symmetry: A Novel'', Scribner, 2009*''The Night Bookmobile'', Abrams ComicArts, 2011