Professional Bio

Christine Sneed is the author of two novels, Little Known Facts, and the forthcoming Paris, He Said (May 2015), along with a story collection, Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry, which won AWP's Grace Paley Prize in 2009 and Ploughshares' Zacharis Award for a first book by a Ploughshares contributor.  Little Known Facts won the Society of Midland Authors award for best adult fiction of 2013 and was named a Booklist Top Ten Debut Novel of 2013.  Her stories have been included in The Best American Short Stories and in the O. Henry Prize Stories anthology.  She lives in Evanston, IL, and teaches part-time for Northwestern University and DePaul University. She especially likes working with students on character-driven fiction, satire, and stories that feature postmodern elements.