Dr. Jill Talbot specializes in the personal essay, memoir, and genre-defying work. She is the author of The Way We Weren't: A Memoir (Soft Skull, 2015) and Loaded: Women and Addiction (Seal, 2007). She co-edited The Art of Friction: Where (Non)Fictions Come Together (U of Texas, 2008) and edited Metawritings: Toward a Theory of Nonfiction (Iowa, 2012). Her essays have appeared in such journals as Brevity, DIAGRAM, Ecotone, The Normal School, Passages North, The Paris Review Daily, The Pinch, Seneca Review, and listed in the Notable Essays section of Best American Essays 2014. She is also the nonfiction editor for BOAAT Press.
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