Eileen Pollack

Eileen Pollack’s most recent novel, Breaking and Entering, was published in January 2012 by Four Way Books and soon after was awarded the 2012 Grub Street National Book Prize and named a New York Times Editor’s Choice selection. Her second collection of stories and novellas, In the Mouth, was published in 2008, also by Four Way Books, and named the winner of the 2008 Edward Lewis Wallant Award, in addition to being shortlisted for the Sophie Brody Medal for Jewish literature, chosen as a finalist for the Paterson Fiction Award, and awarded a silver medal in ForeWord Magazine’s 2008 Book of the Year Awards. Eileen also is the author of a collection of short fiction, The Rabbi in the Attic And Other Stories, a novelParadise, New York, and a work of creative nonfiction called Woman Walking Ahead: In Search of Catherine Weldon and Sitting Bull, which won a 2003 WILLA finalist award. She teaches on the faculty of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan.