Alissa Nutting was on the 2016 Aspen Summer Words faculty, where she taught a generative beginning writing workshop.  Alissa Nutting is author of the short story collection “Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls,” selected by judge Ben Marcus as winner of the 6th Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction, and the novel, “Tampa,” (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2013). Her writing has appeared in Tin House, Fence, BOMB, Elle, The New York Times, Conduit, and O: The Oprah Magazine, as well as the fairy tale anthology “My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me.” She holds an MFA from the University of Alabama, and a PhD from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She is currently at work on two television pilots and teaches in UNLV’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, housed at the Black Mountain Institute, and is currently a visiting writer at Grinnell College in Iowa.  BLOG POST
Knowing Alissa Nutting by Alexandria Moore