October 21, 1959 |
|Genre||Fiction, creative nonfiction, plays, screenplays|
Fleisher holds degrees in English from Dickinson College (B.A., 1981), the University of North Dakota (M.A., 1989), and Binghamton University (Ph.D., 1993). Fleisher is the author of five books and numerous essays and reviews, and the editor, with Caitlin M. Alvarez, of a literary anthology. With her frequent writing partner, Joe Amato, Fleisher has written a full-length play and several screenplays (none of which have been produced to date). Since 2003, Fleisher has taught creative writing at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. She's the founding publisher of Steerage Press.
- The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History (SUNY Press, 2004)
- Accidental Species: A Reproduction (Chax Press, 2005)
- The Adventurous (Factory School, 2006)
- Talking out of School: Memoir of an Educated Woman (Dalkey Archive Press, 2008)
- Dead Woman Hollow (SUNY Press, 2012)