If This Were Fiction

My new book has a due date! I’ve been writing essays for over fifteen years, and it’s been a glorious ride, but I’ve never put out a collection of just Jill Christman essays between two covers. I’m thrilled to share the news that the good people at the University of Nebraska Press are going to change that by releasing If This Were Fiction: A Love Story in their amazing American Lives series on September 1, 2022. Yippee!

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“Mr. Cosmos” at New Ohio Review

“Mr. Cosmos” at New Ohio Review

The title character of “Mr. Cosmos” is my fifth-grade science teacher from Newbury Elementary School in Massachusetts—a man so wonderful he would leap on his desk and do interpretive dances …

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Indelible

Indelible

In teaching news, Ball State honored my work with a group of students dedicated to raising awareness and providing resources around the issue of sexual violence on our nation’s campuses with a 2021 Immersive Learning Faculty Award. If you’re a member of a university community, I hope you’ll check out the details of our project at IndeliblePodcast.com …

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