Jill Christman’s memoir, Darkroom: A Family Exposure, won the 2001 AWP Award Series in Creative Nonfiction and in 2011 was reissued in paperback by the University of Georgia Press. Recent essays appearing in River Teeth and Harpur Palate have been honored by Pushcart nominations, and her writing has been published in Barrelhouse, Brevity, Descant, Iron Horse Literary Review, Literary Mama, Mississippi Review, Wondertime, and many other journals, magazines, and anthologies.
She is an Associate Professor of English at Ball State University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in creative nonfiction writing in the Creative Writing program. In 2013, Jill was elected to the Board of Directors of The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) as the Midwest Representative.
Seminars and Readings by Jill Christman
- Reading by Jill Christman (Sunday, July 24, 2016)
- Reading by Jill Christman (Tuesday, July 28, 2015)
- Reading by Jill Christman (Tuesday, July 29, 2014)
- Exercising Brevity: Nonfiction Lessons in Distillation (Tuesday, July 30, 2013)
- Reading by Jill Christman (Thursday, August 1, 2013)
- Reading by Jill Christman (Sunday, August 5, 2012)
- Reading by Jill Christman (Wednesday, July 27, 2011)
- Craft Seminar by Jill Christman and Angie Estes (Monday, July 25, 2011)
- Reading by Jill Christman (Wednesday, July 28, 2010)
- Truth and its Consequences: A Craft Seminar by Jill Christman, Peter Campion, and Sonya Huber (2008)