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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Brigid Pasulka  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction



Illinois Connection

Pasulka spent most of her childhood in a farming township in Central Illinois. She is a graduate of the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brigid Pasulka was born and raised in rural Illinois and has lived in Poland, Russia, Germany and Italy. She currently teaches English at a Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- '''''A Long, Long Time Ago and Essentially True''''' *Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, 2010 *Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection '''''The Sun and Other Stars''''' *Indie Next Pick, February 2014 *Editor's Choice, Chicago Tribune *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly