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Julie Schumacher grew up in Wilmington, Delaware, and graduated from Oberlin College and Cornell University. Her first novel, The Body Is Water, was published by Soho Press in 1995 and was an ALA Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Minnesota Book Award. Her other books include a short story collection, An Explanation for Chaos, and five books for younger readers. She lives in St. Paul and is a faculty member in the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English at the University of Minnesota. Visit her on the web at julieschumacher.com.

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Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher
Dear Committee Members
Julie Schumacher
Clever, perceptive and amusing writing disclosing a treasure chest of surprising gems. Discover a collection of letters of recommendation covering a period of 11 months, written by a creative writing and literature professor who feels as though his personal life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2015

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