Creative Writing
Department Chairs:
Sylvia Watanabe (Sem. I)
Dan Chaon (Sem. II)

Administrative Assistant:
Suzanne Overstreet

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-6567
Fax: (440) 775-6677

153 W. Lorain Street

Oberlin, OH, 44074

Works of Fiction by Oberlin Authors

Works of Fiction by Oberlin Authors

Author Works
Brenner, Wendy '87 Large Animals in Everyday Life (University of Georgia Press, 1996)
Phone Calls From the Dead (Algonquin Books, 2001)
Brownstein, Gabriel '88 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Apt. 3W (Norton, 2002)
The Man From Beyond (Norton, 2005)
Byers, Michael '91 The Coast of Good Intentions (Houghton Mifflin, 2000)
Long for This World (Houghton Mifflin, 2003)
Chevalier, Tracy '84 Girl With a Pearl Earring (Dutton, 1999)
Falling Angels (Dutton, 2001)
The Lady and the Unicorn (Dutton, 2003)
Burning Bright (Dutton, 2007)
Remarkable Creatures (Dutton, 2010)
Clevidence, Carin '89 The House on Salt Hay Road (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2010)
Cline, Rachel '79 What to Keep (Random House, 2004)
Diaconoff, Cara '87 I'll Be A Stranger to You (Junkiper Press/Oxide Books, 2009)
Unmarriageable Daughters (Lewis-Clark, 2008)
Dwyer, Kelly '86 The Tracks of Angels (Putnam, 1994)
Self-Portrait With Ghosts (Putnam, 1999)
Ebenbach, David ‘94 Between Camelots (Pittsburgh, 2005)
Ellis, Rhian '90 After Life (Viking, 2000)
Furst, Alan '62 Kingdom of Shadows (Random House, 2001)
Blood of Victory (Random House, 2003)
Dark Voyage (Random House, 2004)
The Foreign Correspondent (Random House, 2006)
The Spies of Warsaw (Random House, 2008)
Goldberg, Myla '93 Bee Season (Doubleday, 2000)
Wickett's Remedy (Doubleday, 2005)
Jaskunas, Paul '94 Hidden (Free Press, 2004)
Larsen, Jeanne '71 Manchu Palaces (Holt, 1996)
Lindsay, James ‘82 Brutal Music (Southern Methodist, 2002)
Maine, David '85 The Preservationist (St. Martin's, 2004)
Fallen (St. Martin's, 2005)
The Book of Sampson (St. Martin's, 2006)
Monster, 1959 (St. Martin's, 2008)
Moody, Martha ‘77 Best Friends (Riverhead, 2002)
The Office of Desire (Riverhead, 2007)
Sometimes Mine (Riverhead, 2009)
Nissen, Thisbe '94 Out of the Girls' Room and Into the Night (Iowa, 1999)
The Good People of New York (Knopf, 2001)
Osprey Island (Knopf, 2004)
Robinson, Elisabeth '83 The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters (Little Brown, 2004)
Rozan, S. J. '72 Reflecting the Sky (St. Martin's, 2002)
Absent Friends (Delacorte, 2004)
In This Rain (Delacorte, 2006)
The Shanghai Moon (Minotaur, 2009)
Russell, Paul '78
The Coming Storm (St. Martin's, 1999)
War Against the Animals (St. Martin's, 2003)
Schumacher, Julie '81
The Body is Water (Soho Press, 1995)
An Explanation for Chaos (Soho Press, 1997)
Sharpe, Matthew '84 Nothing is Terrible (Villard, 2000)
The Sleeping Father (Soft Skull, 2003)
Jamestown (Soft Skull, 2007)
Shteyngart, Gary '95 The Russian Debutante's Handbook (Penguin, 2002)
Absurdistan (Random House, 2006)
Searle, Elizabeth '83 A Four-Sided Bed (Graywolf, 1998)
Celebrities in Disguise (Graywolf, 2001)
Stadler, Matthew '81 Allan Stein (Grove, 1999)
Stevens, Brooke '80 Tattoo Girl (St. Martin's, 2001)
Wray, John (John Henderson '93) The Right Hand of Sleep (Knopf, 2001)
Canaan's Tongue (Knopf, 2005)
Lowboy (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2009)