Faculty Biography

Susan Palwick

Susan Palwick

Associate Professor of English &
Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Education

Degrees:

AB (Princeton), PhD (Yale)

Contact Information:

Office: Frandsen 025

Telephone:(775) 682-6389

Email: palwick@unr.edu

Academic Specializations:

Recent Publications:

Brief Visits. (2012)

Brief Visits. (2012)

Shelter. (2007)

Shelter. (2007)

The Fate of Mice. (2007)

The Fate of Mice. (2007)

Creative writing (primarily fiction), Genre fiction (especially science fiction and fantasy), Trauma narrative, Narrative medicine and medical humanities, 19th century women's writing

Biography:

Susan Palwick's fourth novel, Mending the Moon, is forthcoming from Tor Books, which also published her previous three novels: Flying in Place (1992), The Necessary Beggar (2005), and Shelter (2007). Her other books include a story collection, The Fate of Mice (Tachyon Publications, 2007) and a chapbook of sonnets, Brief Visits (Texas Review Press, 2012).

Susan's writing has been honored with an Alex Award from the Modern Library Association, a Silver Pen Award from Friends of the UNR Library, and a Crawford Award from the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. She has also been a finalist for the World Fantasy Award and the Mythopoeic Award.