About the Author

Eve Ottenberg has published a dozen books: eleven novels and a collection of short stories. The novel Zone of Illusion, which is second in The Human Struggle series after Realm of Shadow was just published by AmericaStarBooks.  And The Race of Men, which is unpublished, will be appearing, chapter by chapter, on this blog. With the Plain View Press, Eve Ottenberg has also published Sojourn at Dusk and, in 2008, Dead in Iraq. The novels Dark Is the Night, The Walkout: A Tale in Three Parts, Suburbia, and Reluctant Reaper were all published by AmericaStarBooks in 2011 and 2012. Her collection, What They Didn’t Know: Stories and Essays was recently published by AmericaStarBooks. She has just had a story, “What Came Back,” published by Garbanzo Literary Journal, and previously had a story, “The Bibliophile,” published in The Rockhurst Review, “The Cat Society” in The Cutthroat Review, “The Rescue” in Wild Violet, and “The Newborn” in Languageandculture.net. Her essay on Don Quixote was published in the journal of The Sacred Fools Press. She has also published three novels, The Unblemished Darlings,a comedy about a group of bumblers with a get-rich-quick scheme, Glum and Mighty Pagans, a comedy about real estate in New York City, and The Widow’s Opera, a dark novel about murder and betrayal, set in Manhattan in the 1950s. She gave a reading of Glum and Mighty Pagans at the invitation of PEN. Her fiction was previously represented by Candida Donadio, who has since, unfortunately, passed away. She has written a weekly column “Hard Times” for The Village Voice, about the politics of housing in Manhattan. She also covered the criminal courts for the Voice. Her book reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker‘s “Briefly Noted” section, The Washington Post, The Washington City Paper, In These Times and many other venues. She has published articles in The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Working Mother and other magazines and newspapers and has worked as an editor at several publications. She has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and an M.L.S. from the University of Maryland. She is married, has three children and resides in Maryland, where she is a school library media specialist.

For more information on her published books, go to http://www.eveottenberg.com

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