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Julie Schumacher

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Julie Schumacher received an undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and an MFA degree in fiction from Cornell University. She is a professor of English at the University of Minnesota. A short story she wrote while attending Oberlin College was reprinted in The Best American Short Stories. She is the author of several books for adults and younger readers including The Book of One Hundred Truths, The Chain Letter, Grass Angel, and Dear Committee Members. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Dear Committee Members 1,013 copies, 86 reviews
Black Box 260 copies, 21 reviews
The Book of One Hundred Truths 242 copies, 7 reviews
The Chain Letter 172 copies, 1 review
The Body is Water 84 copies, 1 review
Grass Angel 41 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1983 (Contributor) 66 copies
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Julie Schumacher grew up in Wilmington, Delaware, and graduated from Oberlin College and Cornell University, where she earned her MFA. Her 2014 novel, Dear Committee Members, won the Thurber Prize for American humor; she is the first woman so honored. She lives in St. Paul and is a faculty member in the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English at the University of Minnesota.
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