Amy Hassinger

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Amy Hassinger is the author of three novels: Nina: Adolescence, The Priest's Madonna, and her latest, After the Dam. Her writing has been translated into five languages and has won awards from Creative Nonfiction, Publisher’s Weekly, and the Illinois Arts Council. Her work has appeared in numerous venues, including The New York Times, Creative Nonfiction, The Writers’ Chronicle, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and teaches in the University of Nebraska’s MFA in Writing Program. More at


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Matter Over Mind

“I was cast as the needy patient, clamoring for attention.”

Nov 02, 2016