Jo Ann Beard

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Jo Ann Beard is an American essayist.

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Beard was born in 1955, Chicago, IL. Beard graduated from the University of Iowa with a BFA in art and from The Nonfiction Writing Program with an MFA in creative nonfiction. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.[1]

She worked as an editor for a physics journal at the University of Iowa and was a colleague of the victims of the University of Iowa shooting, which became a subject for her work. Her writing has appeared in Tin House and The New Yorker.

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