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Amy B. Bloom

Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing, Emerita

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MSW Smith College

Amy B. Bloom

Amy Bloom is the author of four novels: White HousesLucky UsAway, and Love Invents Us; and three collections of short stories: Where the God Of Love Hangs OutCome to Me (finalist for the National Book Award), and A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award). Her first book of nonfiction, Normal: Transsexual CEOs, Crossdressing Cops and Hermaphrodites with Attitudes, is a staple of university sociology and biology courses. Her most recent book is the widely acclaimed NY Times bestselling memoir, In Love. She has written for magazines such as The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Elle, The Atlantic Monthly, Slate, and Salon, and her work has been translated into fifteen languages. She is the Director of the Shapiro Center at Wesleyan University.


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