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Nonfiction writer LISA KNOPP is the author of What the River Carries: Encounters with the Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte (University of Missouri Press 2012), Interior Places, The Nature of Home, Flight Dreams: A Life in the Midwestern Landscape, and Field of Vision. Her essays have appeared in many of the best publications, including Shenandoah, Gettysburg Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Missouri Review, Connecticut Review, Creative Nonfiction, Iowa Review, Prairie Schooner, and Northwest Review. Six of her essays have received Notable Essay citations in the Best American Essays series (1991, 1994, 2001, 2001, 2008, 2010). Currently, she is working on a collection of autobiographical and spiritual essays.
Knopp has taught in the Master of Fine Arts programs at the University of Southern Illinois Carbondale and at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Nebraska Omaha, where she teaches courses in creative nonfiction. She lives in Lincoln.