Creative Writing
Department Chair:
DeSales Harrison

Administrative Assistant:
Suzanne Overstreet

Department Email:

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

153 W. Lorain Street

Oberlin, OH, 44074

Non-Fiction by Oberlin Authors

Non-Fiction by Oberlin Authors

Author Work
Antonetta, Susanne
(Suzanne Paola '80)
Body Toxic: An Environmental Memoir (Counterpoint, 2001)
A Mind Apart: Travels in a Neurodiverse World (Tarcher, 2005)
Beah, Ishmael '04 A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2007)
Dirda, Michael '70 An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland (Norton, 2003)
Bound to Please (Norton, 2007)
Classics for Pleasure (Harcourt, 2007)
Frey, Darcy '83 The Last Shot: City Streets, Basketball Dreams (Houghton Mifflin, 1994)
Greene, Melissa Fay '75 Last Man Out: The Story of the Springhill Mine Disaster (Harcourt Brace, 2003)
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children (Bloomsbury USA, 2007)
Howey, Noelle '94 Dress Codes: Of Three Girlhoods (St. Martin's, 2002)
Karasik, Judy (with Paul Karasik) The Ride Together: A Brother and Sister's Memoir of Autism (Washington Square, 2003)
McBride, James '79 The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother (Riverhead, 1996)
Orenstein, Peggy '83 Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap (Doubleday, 1994)
Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Kids, Love, and Life (Doubleday, 2000)
Waiting for Daisy (Bloomsbury USA, 2007)
Purpura, Lia '86 Increase (University of Georgia, 2000)
On Looking: Essays (Sarabande, 2006)
Rickel, Boyer '73 Taboo (University of Wisconsin, 1999)
Riley, Tim '83 Tell Me Why: The Beatles: Album by Album (DaCapo, 2002)
Fever: How Rock & Roll Transformed Gender in America (St. Martin's, 2004)
Schulz, William '71 Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruins of Human Rights (Nation Books, 2003)
Sears, Stephen W. '54 Gettysburg (Houghton Mifflin, 2003)
Ward, Geoffrey C. '62 (with Ken Burns) Jazz: A History of American Music (Knopf, 2000)
The West: An Illustrated History (Back Bay Books, 2003)
The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945 (Knopf, 2007)