If This Were Fiction: A Love Story in Essays

If This Were Fiction: A Love Story in Essays

Coming out in the American Lives series from University of Nebraska Press on September 1st, 2022. Pre-order now! University of Nebraska Press | IndieBound | Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble   “Christman’s writing is moving and poetic, and she has a knack...
Spinning: Against the Rules of Angels

Spinning: Against the Rules of Angels

“For years, Jill Christman has been waiting for her long-lost lover to communicate with her from beyond the grave. Finally, he walks into her early-morning exercise class, setting her world awhirl.” Spinning: Against the Rules of Angels was Creative Nonfiction...
Falling

Falling

“Falling”—a longform essay—won the 2021 Iron Horse Literary Review Long Story Contest and was later released by IHLR released in a beautiful, illustrated, e-single that you can download for free here.   The essay’s core narrative chronicles our son Henry’s fall...
Darkroom: A Family Exposure

Darkroom: A Family Exposure

Winner of Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction University of Georgia Press     |     IndieBound     |     Bookshop     |     Amazon     |      Barnes & Noble   Darkroom: A Family Exposure is Jill Christman’s gripping,...