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IU East

Jean Harper

Humanities and Social/English

Expert Bio

Jean Harper teaches writing and nonfiction writing at Indiana University East. She has published two award-winning memoirs: “Rose City: A Memoir of Work” (2005) and “Still Life with Horses” (2017).

Harper’s writing has appeared in The North American Review, Iowa Review, Florida Review and elsewhere. She has received support for her writing from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Indiana Arts Commission and others.

Areas of Expertise

Nonfiction, documentary writing, memoir, graphic memoirs. Available to facilitate workshops in memoir writing and creating comics.