Abby lives in Columbia, Missouri, where she writes creative nonfiction, book reviews, and cultural criticism. She also crosses literary boundaries into fiction and poetry. Having taught at the University of Missouri, Tufts, Centre College, Yeshiva University, and the University of Virginia, she researches issues of race and gender in American literature and popular culture including film and television. She was an Artist-in-Residence at PlySpace in Muncie, Indiana. She is a reader for New England Review. Feel free to get in touch with her under the Contact page about any freelance writing opportunities and public speaking engagements or contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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