Who is Jill Dearman?


Jill Dearman is the author of The Great Bravura (She Writes Press, 2015), a novel, and Bang the Keys (Penguin 2009), a book for writers, and Feminism: The March Toward Equal Rights for Women. (Nomad Press, 2019). Her new novel, Jazzed is forthcoming from Vine Leaves Press in 2022. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School, and held the position of part-time Professor of Journalism at New York University for ten years. She is a part-time Professor of Writing at NYU’s Global Studies Program. She has also taught writing at The College of New Rochelle, Rosa Parks Campus. She is an award-winning prose writer whose work has been published in The Brooklyn RailThe Capra ReviewThe Portland Reviewand numerous other publications. She runs a private editing/writing coach business and regularly teaches writing workshops at The Writers Room in New York City. She is honored to serve on the Editorial Board of The Dialogic Pedagogy Journal: An International Online Journal. Jill also lends her voice to the weekly science podcast forArchaeology magazine. A native New Yorker, mystic-about-town, and lifelong film fanatic, Jill enjoys taking imaginative forays along the seedy side of the street.

Jill is represented by Susan Golomb of Writers House Literary Agency.