Amy Hassinger is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the author of two novels, Nina: Adolescence and The Priest's Madonna. Her books have been translated into five languages, and her work has appeared in many publications, including burntdistrict, The Common Online, South Dakota Review, and Fourth Genre. She is a Faculty Mentor with the University of Nebraska MFA in Writing Program. Visit her at www.amyhassinger.com.
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