Jessica Treadway

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Jessica Treadway
Born 1961
Albany, New York
Nationality American
Alma mater State University of New York at Albany
Occupation short story writer
Notable work
  • Please Come Back To Me, short stories, University of Georgia Press, October 2010
  • Absent Without Leave, a collection of stories, Delphinium Books/Simon & Schuster, 1992
  • And Give You Peace, a novel, Graywolf Press, 2000
Home town Lexington, Massachusetts
Partner(s) Philip Holland
Awards

Jessica Treadway (born 1961 Albany, New York) is an American short story writer.

Life[edit]

She was raised in Albany, New York. She graduated from the State University of New York at Albany, and from Boston University, with an MA. She worked as a reporter for United Press International. She held a fellowship at the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College, and taught at Tufts University. She teaches at Emerson College.[2]

Her fiction has been published in The Atlantic, Ploughshares,[3] The Hudson Review, Glimmer Train, AGNI,[4] Five Points.

She wrote the libretto for composer Ellen Bender’s opera after Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Marble Faun,[5] and served as literary co-translator of “A Crowning Experience” by Kostiantyn Moskalets in From Three Worlds: New Writing From the Ukraine. She is on the Board of Directors of PEN-New England.

She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with her husband, Philip Holland.[6]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

  • Please Come Back To Me, short stories, University of Georgia Press, October 2010
  • Absent Without Leave, a collection of stories. Delphinium Books/Simon & Schuster. 1992. ISBN 978-0-671-79213-8. 
  • And Give You Peace, a novel. Graywolf Press. 2000. ISBN 978-1-55597-315-5. 

Anthologies[edit]

Ploughshares[dead link][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.pshares.org/info/page.cfm?intContentID=68
  2. ^ "Emerson College". Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Read By Author - Ploughshares". Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "AGNI Online: Author Jessica Treadway". Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Margaret Ross Griffel; Adrienne Fried Block (1999). Operas in English: A Dictionary. Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-313-25310-2. 
  6. ^ "Jessica Treadway - Directory of Writers - Poets & Writers". Retrieved 31 October 2016. 

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