Amy Hassinger is the author of two novels. Deemed “superb” by O, The Oprah Magazine and “truly penetrating” by Salon, Nina: Adolescence (Putnam, 2003) was translated into Dutch and Portuguese, won a Publishers Weekly Listen Up! Award, and was selected as Audio Book of the Year by ForeWord Magazine. A May 2006 Book Sense Notable pick, The Priest’s Madonna (Putnam, 2006) was translated into Dutch, Spanish, Russian, and Indonesian. Her writing has won awards from venues including Creative Nonfiction, Publishers Weekly, and the Illinois Arts Council, and she has published work in magazines including Creative Nonfiction, The Writer’s Chronicle, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and teaches in the University of Nebraska’s MFA in Writing Program. You can find out more about her at www.amyhassinger.com.
After The Dams: On Amy Hassinger’s Novel and the Dakota Pipeline
The novel explores dam building, pipelines, and their repercussions on indigenous people....