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 an upcoming book for middle-schoolers on the history of feminism for Nomad Press. 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 Creative Writing at NYU’s College of Liberal Studies/Global Studies and at The College of New Rochelle, Rosa Parks Campus. She is an award-winning prose writer whose work has been published in The Brooklyn Rail, The Capra Review, The Portland Review, and 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.