Janet Burroway
Lake Geneva, WI
Biography

Janet Burroway is the author of eight novels including Raw Silk (runner-up for the National Book Award), Opening Nights, Cutting Stone, and the 2009 Bridge of Sand. Her Writing Fiction (8th edition) is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and Imaginative Writing has been issued in a third edition. Recent works include the plays Sweepstakes, and Parts of Speech; and a collection of essays, Embalming Mom. She is Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Emerita at the Florida State University.
Medea With Child was produced in 2010 by Sideshow Company in Chicago, and Dew Point by Chicago Dramatists. Her musical Morality Play is in development with Midwest New Musicals, and a straight play, Headshots, at Chicago Dramatists.