Individual Author Record
Name: Kass FleisherPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1959 in born in Wilmington, Delaware Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFleisher teaches at Illinois State University in Normal.
Biographical and Professional InformationKass Fleisher was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and holds degrees in English from Dickinson College (B.A., 1981), the University of North Dakota (M.A., 1989), and Binghamton University (Ph.D., 1993). She is best known for her fiction and creative nonfiction. Fleisher is the author of five books and numerous essays and reviews, and the editor, with Caitlin M. Alvarez, of a literary anthology - ''Litscapes: Collected US Writings.'' With her frequent writing partner, Joe Amato, Fleisher has written a full-length play and several screenplays (none of which have been produced to date). Since 2003, Fleisher has taught creative writing at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. She's the founding publisher of Steerage Press.
*''The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History'', State University of New York Press, 2004*''Accidental Species,'' Chax Press, 2005*''The Adventurous'', Factory School Press, 2006*''Talking Out of School'', Dalkey Archive Press, 2008*''Dead Woman Hollow'', Excelsior Editions, 2012