Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: 1957 in San Pedro, California Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMazza lives in the west suburbs of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationCris Mazza is currently professor and director of the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Along with the books she has written, Mazza was co-editor for the original Chick-Lit anthologies: ''Chick-Lit: Postfeminist Fiction'', and ''Chick-Lit 2: No Chick Vics'' along with ''Men Undressed: Women Writers on the Male Sexual Experience''.A native of Southern California, Mazza grew up in San Diego County. Her BA and MA were completed at San Diego State University, then she crossed the country to finish an MFA in writing at Brooklyn College before returning to San Diego where she lived several years training and showing her dogs, completing her first 4 books, and teaching at various local colleges and universities, including UC San Diego, and was Writer in Residence at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN, then at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA.
*''Animal Acts'', Fiction Collective 2, 1988 *''Charlatan: New and Selected Stories'', Curbside Splendor Publishing, 2017 *''Disability'', Fiction Collective 2, 2005 *''Dog People, A Novel'', Coffee House Press, 1997 *''Exposed'', Coffee House Press, 1994 *''Former Virgin, Short Fiction'', Fiction Collective Two , 1997 *''Girl Beside Him'', Fiction Collective Two, 2001 *''Homeland'', Small Pr Distribution, 2004 *''How to Leave a Country'', Coffee House Press, 1992 *''Indigenous, Growing Up Californian'', City Lights Publishing, 2003 *''Is It Sexual Harassment Yet'', Northwestern University Press, 1998 *''Many Ways To Get It, Many Ways To Say It'', Chiasmus Press, 2005 *''Revelation Countdown'', Fiction Collective 2, 1993 *''Something Wrong With Her'', Jaded Ibis Press, 2013 *''Trickle-Down Timeline'', Red Hen Press, 2009 *''Various Men Who Knew Us as Girls'', Emergency Press, 2011 *''Waterbaby: A Novel'', Soft Skull Press, 2007 *''Your Name Here'', Coffee House Press, 1995