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Name:  Jean Thompson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: N/A


Illinois Connection

Thompson currently resides in Urbana, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jean Thompson has taught creative writing since 1973 at several Illinois Universities and Colleges including the Reed College and Northwestern University. Currently, she is an Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign.Thompson's stories have been published in many magazines and journals, including ''The New Yorker'' and anthologized in The Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Prize.

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