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Biography

Eve Ottenberg has published eighteen novels and a collection of short stories. Her most recent novel is Carbon, published under the Three Bluebirds Press imprint. Sanctuary City followed Hometown U.S.A. and Tainted Water, all also published under the Three Bluebirds Press imprint, while Homegrown was published in 2017 by AuthorHouse. The novel Sunset at Dawn, fourth and final in The Human Struggle series after The Race of Men, Zone of Illusion and Realm of Shadow, was published, along with the rest of the series, by AmericaStarBooks. Sojourn at Dusk was published by the Plain View Press, while the novels Dark Is the Night, The Walkout: A Tale in Three Parts, Suburbia and Reluctant Reaper were published in 2011 and 2012 by PublishAmerica. Previously, her novel, Dead in Iraq, was published in 2008 by the Plain View Press. Her collection, What They Didn't Know, Stories and Essays, was published by PublishAmerica eight years ago. Glum and Mighty Pagans, The Widow's Opera and The Unblemished Darlings were all published by AuthorHouse some years back. She has also completed another novel, as yet unpublished. She had a short story, "What Came Back," published in Garbanzo Literary Journal, and previously had a short story, "The Bibliophile" published in The Rockhurst Review, "The Cat Society" in The Cutthroat Review, "The Rescue" in Wild Violet, and "The Newborn" in Languageandculture.net. Her essay on Don Quixote was published in the journal of the Sacred Fools Press. She gave a reading from Glum and Mighty Pagans at the invitation of PEN. Her fiction was previously represented by the literary agent, Candida Donadio, who has since, unfortunately, passed away. She has written a weekly column, “Hard Times” for The Village Voice, about the politics of housing in Manhattan. She also covered the criminal courts for the Voice. Her book reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Baltimore Sun, The Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Nation, The New Yorker’s “Briefly Noted” section, The Washington Post, The Washington City Paper, In These Times and many other venues. She has published articles in The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Working Mother, Truthout, labornotes and other magazines and newspapers and has worked as an editor at several publications. She has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and another master's from the University of Maryland. She is married, has three children and resides in Maryland.