Susan Neville

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Born (1951-01-04) January 4, 1951 (age 68)
Indianapolis, Indiana
OccupationWriter, professor
CitizenshipUnited States of America
EducationB.A.: DePauw University, M.F.A. Bowling Green State University
Notable worksIn the House of Blue Lights, Invention of Flight
Notable awardsRichard Sullivan Prize, Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
SpouseKen Neville

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Susan Neville (born January 4, 1951 Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American short story writer, and writing professor.


She graduated from DePauw University, in 1973.[1] She married Ken Neville. In 1976, she graduated from Bowling Green State University with an M.F.A. She taught at St. Petersburg Junior College, Ball State University, and Indiana University East. She teaches at Butler University.[2]

She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.[3]



Short Fiction[edit]

  • The Invention of Flight, Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1984, ISBN 9780820307060
  • In the House of Blue Lights, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1998, ISBN 9780268011833