Deanne Stillman

Deanne Stillman is an acclaimed writer. Her latest book, Blood Brothers, received a starred review from Kirkus and won the 2018 Ohioana Award for best nonfiction. Her book, Desert Reckoning, is based on a Rolling Stone piece and won the Spur Award for best contemporary nonfiction, and the LA Press Club Award for best nonfiction. It was also a Southwest Book of the Year, and is now under option for film. Her book Mustang was a Los Angeles Times "best book of the year" and won the California Book Award silver medal for best nonfiction. It's now in audio with Anjelica Huston, Frances Fisher, Wendie Malick, John Densmore, and Richard Portnow. She also wrote the cult classic Twentynine Palms, a Los Angeles Times "best book of the year," which Hunter Thompson called "A strange and brilliant story by an important American writer." She's a member of the core faculty at the UC Riverside-Palm Desert Low Residency MFA Creative Writing Program.