By Patricia Foster | Essay | Volume 30.1, Winter 1996
PATRICIA FOSTER is the author of All the Lost Girls, which won the PEN/Jerard Fun Award for Women’s Nonfiction; Just beneath My Skin; and the forthcoming Girl from Solider Creek. She is the editor of four anthologies, most recently Understanding the Essay (co-edited with Jeff Porter). She received an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a PhD from Florida State University. She is a professor in the Nonfiction Writing Program at The University of Iowa and has taught in France, Australia, Italy, the Czech Republic, and Spain.