Quinn-13

2013

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Jill Sisson Quinn

nonfiction

Jill Sisson Quinn is the author of Deranged: Finding a Sense of Place in the Landscape and in the Lifespan (Apprentice House Press, 2010) and Sign Here if You Exist (Mad Creek Books, Ohio State University Press, 2020). Her essays have appeared in Orion, Natural History, OnEarth Magazine, among others, and have been selected for Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 and Best American Essays 2016. Her other awards include the Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction and a John Burroughs Nature Essay Award. She received her M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College. She lives in Scandinavia, Wisconsin, with her husband and son and teaches at Mid-State Technical College.